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Tencent Cloud versus CDNvideo

Easily compare Tencent Cloud and CDNvideo for POP locations, products, pricing, features & support. We hope this helps you better understand the similarities and differences between these content delivery networks.

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Company

Company Tencent Cloud CDNvideo
Short profile Tencent Cloud is a leading global CDN that has resources distributed in 50+ countries and the highest service volume of all CDNs in Asia. It has a massive network with 1,100+ nodes in mainland China, extending beyond major ISPs to more than a dozen local providers. CDNvideo is a global CDN provider with a wide network of servers located on five continents and a part of Wangsu group owning the second largest CDN in the world (>86K servers + bandwidth of 42 TB/sec). Their specialties are live streaming, VoD, HTTP caching, transcoding and website acceleration. CDNvideo has developed an unlimited cloud storage and an HTML5 player enabling P2P streaming and 360-degree video demonstration.

Products

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product Tencent Cloud CDNvideo
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes ECDN (Enterprise CDN) Unknown
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes CDN Yes Website acceleration
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes CDN Yes
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes LVB (Live Video Broadcast ) Yes Live Streaming
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes VOD Yes Video On Demand
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization No No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Yes DNSpod Unknown
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes WAF Unknown
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Anti-DDoS Advanced
tooltip Anti-DDoS Pro also available
Unknown
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs No Unknown
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Sortof/partially Serverless Cloud Function Unknown

Network

Region Tencent Cloud CDNvideo
North America 11 13
Latin America 2 7
Europe 6 11
Russia & CIS 1 37
Asia excl. China 21 23
China 1100 100
Oceania 1 4
Middle-East 4 8
Africa 1 7

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Tencent Cloud CDNvideo
Minimum contract term None 1 month
Minimum monthly costs None $50
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.055 per GB $0.05
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.081 - $0.12 per GB (varies per region) $0.05
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.12 per GB $0.05

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration Tencent Cloud CDNvideo
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes Self-service, credit card required Yes 5 minutes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Sortof/partially 5 minutes Sortof/partially 5 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Sortof/partially Use DNSPod for DNS No Non-Anycasted network
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Unknown Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Sortof/partially Resend from origin only
tooltip Does not compress on the edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP, HTTPS, match protocol Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip IP address as origin is possible
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Can be IP address or hostname
tooltip Can be same host as in client-to-CDN requests
Yes Configure specific other Host header
tooltip CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Sortof/partially Custom implementation by Tencent DevOps team Unknown
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes Cloud Object Storage with free tier. Upload in the portal or via API Extra costs Upload via web interface. Storage costs apply
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Full and granular control Yes
Cache control - client caching Yes Full and granular control Yes
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Sortof/partially Serve stale if origin sends 5xx Yes
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Sortof/partially 5 minutes Sortof/partially Purging takes a few minutes
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge all, purge by directory Sortof/partially Purge all but not purge by directory or tag or header
Analytics Yes Many metrics available in console and via API Sortof/partially 1-5 minutes delay
Log files Yes W3C formatted. Available for download in console and via API. Log roll period and delay depends on traffic volume. Sortof/partially Download from the UI
tooltip Logs are ~ 30 minutes delayed
API Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs Yes Purge, analytics and configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Tencent Cloud CDNvideo
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Yes Free
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Yes SNI. First 20 DV certs are free. Wildcard allowed
tooltip TrustAsia is the Certificate Authority
Yes Free
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes SNI and free. Wildcard allowed. Extra costs
Token authentication Yes 4 types of token/URL signing available Yes
Geo blocking Sortof/partially Not self-service, support is needed Yes
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Based on Referrer or IP address Yes
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No Yes
IP white/blacklisting Yes Console and API. Block/allow individual IPs and IP ranges Yes

Support

Customer support Tencent Cloud CDNvideo
Documentation Yes Good, extensive and public documentation Sortof/partially Yes, the Starters Guide is available to the public
Humans Yes 24/7 support via the console. Multiple VIP support packages are available Yes All customers get 24/7 email, Skype and phone support