Akamai Edge Workers compared to Fermyon Cloud

Akamai Edge Workers
Versus
Fermyon Cloud

Features

Edge Features of Akamai Edge Workers compared to Fermyon Cloud
Akamai Edge WorkersFeaturesFermyon Cloud
Functions / Serverless
JavaScriptFunctions Supported LanguagesRust, Go, JS, TS, Python, C, C++, Zig, .NET, Grain, Ruby
Worker.js Environment
Docker Support
Docker Private RegistryPackages Spin applications in Fermyon Cloud managed OCI registry
Kubernetes Support
Managed Kubernetes
4100+ POPs worldwideAvailability Regions1
Default Memory (MB)Spin app automatically allocates what’s needed until maximum
Maximum Memory (MB)128
Execution Time (ms)As long as Spin app needs until maximum
Maximum Execution Time (ms)30,000
Request Payload (MB)10
Response Payload (MB)1
Green Energy
Unsupported Paid Feature Supported Unknown

Descriptions


Akamai Edge Workers


Akamai, the 800-pound gorilla in the CDN jungle, has joined the Edge Compute movement by launching their Edge Worker solution in 2021.

Leveraging Akamai’s gigantic network creates an attractive edge solution for those in need of large scale edge compute.

Akamai Edgeworkers is mainly used to deploy JavaScript functions, and possibly Python (we found 1 example with Python code in their repo). Apps can be found on the Akamai Marketplace in case you don’t want to develop your own applications from scratch.


Fermyon Cloud


Fermyon is at the forefront of serverless computing, specializing in WebAssembly. Their platform is designed for high efficiency, robust security, and seamless portability. It is a go-to for applications like microservices and IoT.

Fermyon’s platform supports multiple programming languages, ensuring ease of use and optimal performance.

An ideal serverless provider for both startups and established businesses, Fermyon is defining the future of serverless technology.