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Anyone used Cloudflare for their website?

     
8:00 am on Jul 18, 2016 (gmt 0)

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Hi has anyone here used cloudflare for cdn purposes? Is it worth the money? Your views would be helpful thanks!
4:44 pm on July 18, 2016 (gmt 0)

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For me, no, it degraded performance (like all CDNs). The only way to know if it's worth the money is to test it, as there are just too many variables at work to answer that question.
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I've used it on a few sites with good results, but as robzilla said, it depends on your situation.
6:08 am on July 19, 2016 (gmt 0)

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Hi philosopher how much percent speed increase you noticed after you implemented Cloudflare?
12:10 am on July 25, 2016 (gmt 0)

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I use it on many of my sites for both CDN & some firewall security. I use the Pro plan for a handful of sites and the free plan for smaller sites with less traffic. I'm happy and have no intent of leaving them anytime soon.
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Not a big fan. It was put on a big site i managed a few years ago to prevent Ddos attacks. A good cheap solution if you can't afford something more exclusive to your server or lack the resources. Overall though, nightmare. Would constantly block legit traffic, and you are at their mercy if they go down.
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...and you are at their mercy if they go down.


The "Business" (and "Enterprise") plan(s) have a "100+% uptime guarantee", but what sort of uptime do the "Free" and "Pro" plans get (advertised / actual)?