QUIC.cloud vs Cloudflare – Speed Test Results

QUIC.cloud vs Cloudflare comparison is difficult to do. Both the CDNs are reverse proxy providers. We have different servers hosted by GoDaddy, SiteGround, DreamHost, HostGator etc hosting services. Then there are shared hosting, VPS, Cloud hosting of different plans.

To do an accurate QUIC.cloud vs Cloudflare, you need a LiteSpeed Web Server. LiteSpeed Technologies is optimized for WordPress technology. QUIC.cloud works only with the LiteSpeed Cache plugin. Cloudflare can be used with any kind of web server like Apache, Nginx, Debian, Ubuntu etc.

LiteSpeed Cache plugin is the front-end of LiteSpeed server system. QUIC.cloud facilitates a LiteSpeed server when it is not available. In addition page caching, image optimization, CDN services are provided.

There are many different types of cloud hosting, and each has its own advantages and disadvantages. ‘

To compare QUIC.cloud and Cloudflare, we need to use a website with LiteSpeed Server. Then run the speed tests with QUIC.cloud and Cloudflare separately. We have an article from QUIC.cloud where the advantages of using Cloudflare and QUIC.cloud are mentioned.

QUIC.cloud does both dynamic and static caching. But a free Cloudflare plan does only static caching. To implement WordPress dynamic caching you need Automatic Platform Optimization (APO) service which costs $5/month.

What is QUIC Cloud?

Welcome to QUIC cloud, the cloud-based platform that lets you quickly and easily deploy your very own private cloud.

Whether you’re looking to build a simple test environment or a full-fledged production system, QUIC cloud has you covered.

With our easy-to-use web interface, you can be up and running in no time.

There are many different types of cloud hosting, and each has its own advantages and disadvantages.

Quic Cloud is a type of cloud hosting that is becoming increasingly popular due to its speed and flexibility.

In this guide, we will take a look at what QUIC Cloud is, how it works, and some of the benefits and drawbacks of using this type of hosting.

Pros of QUIC cloud

  1. Quick Cloud is a type of cloud hosting that allows you to quickly create and deploy virtual servers.
  2. This can be ideal for businesses that need to rapidly scale their operations or for businesses that need the flexibility to quickly add or remove capacity.
  3. One of the biggest benefits of Quic Cloud is that it can be much cheaper than traditional hosting, since you only pay for the capacity that you use.

Cons of QUIC cloud

However, there are some drawbacks to using Quick Cloud.

  1. One potential issue is that it can be difficult to troubleshoot problems since you do not have direct access to the physical servers.
  2. Additionally, Quic Cloud can be less reliable than traditional hosting since it relies on the Internet connection speed and quality of the provider.

QUIC cloud – Best LiteSpeed Cache

LSCache is a server-level caching solution that is designed to speed up dynamic websites and improve performance.

It can be used with any web server, but it is particularly effective when used with LiteSpeed Web Server.

LSCache works by caching the most recent versions of dynamic content, such as pages generated by WordPress or Magento, and serving them directly from memory.

This can dramatically reduce the load on your server and improve page load times for your visitors.

There are many different ways to configure LSCache, but the most common way is to use the LiteSpeed Cache Plugin for WordPress or the LiteSpeed Cache Extension for Magento.

These plugins will automatically configure LSCache for you and make sure that your dynamic content is always cached and served quickly.

QUIC.cloud vs Cloudflare – Case Study

As many WordPress users like to do, they want to use both QUIC.cloud and Cloudflare with a LiteSpeed Server. Another case is when they have a non-LiteSpeed server like Apache and use LiteSpeed cache plugin. Then they want to link with Cloudflare CDN.

Both of them not only provide CDN, but also provide security rules, protect from DDoS attacks, browser hijacks and many others.

For our case study we are going to take two sites with the following configuration.

  1. ThinkMinds – QUIC.cloud + LiteSpeed Cache + LiteSpeed Server
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  1. WPReviewTips – Cloudflare + LiteSpeed Cache + Apache Web Server
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This is not an ideal situation to compare. But as many WordPress users like to do so, we are doing this comparison to see the results.

CDN Ideal Settings 2022

To configure both the CDNs, we have used the following settings on QUIC.cloud and Cloudflare.

  1. QUIC.cloud Ideal Settings of 2022.
  2. Cloudflare Ideal Settings of 2022

With these settings set, one article from each site is tested using the GTMetrix test and PageSpeed Insights testing tools.

QUIC.cloud vs Cloudflare – GTMetrix Test

Desktop

Cloudflare

  • Total Page Size – 677KB
  • Total Page Requests – 87
  • GTMetrix Grade – C
  • LCP – 3.4s
  • CLS – 0.11
  • TTFB – 3.2s
  • Fully Loaded Time – 3.9s
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QUIC.cloud

  • Total Page Size – 53.6 KB
  • Total Page Requests – 5
  • GTMetrix Grade – A
  • LCP – 635ms
  • CLS – 0
  • TTFB – 84ms
  • Fully Loaded Time – 725ms
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QUIC.cloud vs Cloudflare – PageSpeed Insights

Desktop

Cloudflare

  • Performance – 75
  • FCP – 0.4s
  • LCP – 2.4s
  • CLS – 0.006

QUIC.cloud

  • Performance – 100
  • FCP – 0.4s
  • LCP – 0.4s
  • CLS – 0
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Mobile

Cloudflare

  • Performance – 39
  • FCP – 2.8s
  • LCP – 7.2s
  • CLS – 0.058

QUIC.cloud

  • Performance – 100
  • FCP – 1.4s
  • LCP – 1.5s
  • CLS – 0
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Conclusion

From the above results, it is crystal clear that Cloudflare does not work well with LiteSpeed Cache and Apache web server. For more accurate results, we need to test with LiteSpeed Server and Cloudflare.

On the other hand, QUIC.cloud works the best with LiteSpeed Cache. WordPress optimization is done well with this kind of setup. In the QUIC.cloud vs Cloudflare comparison, the former does well with outstanding core web vitals and speed.

To make Cloudflare work, you need to use WP Rocket. In this LiteSpeed Cache vs WP Rocket results, we could see that Cloudflare produced far much better results with WP Rocket.

I recommend using WP Rocket + Cloudflare for small sites and static pages. But for ecommerce sites where dynamic pages are important, then LiteSpeed Cache + QUIC.cloud works well. This recommendation has already been given on the QUIC. cloud knowledge base article.

This case-study proves that.

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