This topic describes the application scenarios of Alibaba Cloud CDN.

CDN application scenarios consist of static content acceleration, dynamic content acceleration, and secure content delivery. Alibaba Cloud CDN serves to accelerate the distribution of static content.

The following table describes CDN application scenarios.
Service Scenario
Images and small files Your websites or applications mostly host images and small files in such formats as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Large file download Your websites or applications mostly host large files greater than 20 MB, such as gaming apps, client apps, or app stores.
VOD Your websites or applications mostly host VOD or short videos in formats such as MP4 and FLV.
Live Streaming Your websites or applications mostly host live streams.