- Websites respond slowly because they contain a large number of small files.
- The web page load speed and the quality of web services differ across regions. If you send requests for cross-region data access, the websites may respond slowly.
- During the promotion period, origin servers are more likely to break down due to heavy traffic and high concurrency. The services may become unavailable.
- Images cannot be compressed or optimized to meet client requirements for image formats and resolution.
Required Alibaba Cloud products and features
|Product or feature||Description|
|Node distribution||Alibaba Cloud CDN has deployed more than 2,800 nodes across the world. The throughput of the entire content delivery network reaches up to 130 Tbit/s. Alibaba Cloud CDN serves major network service providers around the world.|
|Intelligent scheduling||Alibaba Cloud CDN uses an advanced distributed system to schedule requests in all regions and respond to requests within several milliseconds.|
|Elasticity||Alibaba Cloud CDN nodes can automatically respond to requests and reduce workloads on origin servers. You are billed for the service on a pay-as-you-go basis, which helps you save costs.|
|Intelligent compression||Alibaba Cloud CDN can compress images in various formats without compromising the quality, and adjust images to fit a wide range of clients to improve overall performance.|
Before you select a workload type for your domain name for CDN in the Alibaba Cloud CDN console, make sure that you have full knowledge about the application scenarios of different workload types. For more information, see Add a domain.