Alternatives Comparison
Cloudflare Workers

Wasmer Edge vs Cloudflare Workers

Wasmer Edge and Cloudflare Workers are both serverless platforms for running websites at scale.


Wasmer Edge and Cloudflare Workers share these similarities:

  • More affordable than traditional clouds
  • Fast startup times
  • Fully stateless modern architecture
  • Built on a shared nothing architecture, infinite scaling


Wasmer Edge and Cloudflare Workers differ in significant ways:

  • Wasmer Edge has dedicated private networking for every workload
  • Wasmer Edge supports multithreaded applications, while "multi-threading and shared memory are not permitted in [Cloudflare] Workers"
  • Wasmer Edge can run Python, Rust, and other languages without any JS glue code, while Cloudflare Workers can only run WebAssembly through JavaScript. Example: Django can't run in Cloudflare workers.
  • Cloudflare workers currently have more PoP's (Points of Presence)