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Is RAID 0 or JBOD better for home media server? [closed]

I have an external two-bay drive enclosure (the OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro) connected to a Mac Mini (my home media server) over FireWire 800. I'm streaming media to other computers in the house over ...
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which internet audio streaming server can I use?

I need an audio streaming setup that supports the following formats: WMA, AAC and MP3. The streams must be compatible both with desktop players like Winamp. Win Media Player and with Flash Player and ...
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How to encode video to use HTML 5 video tag? [closed]

I'm trying to use <video> tag feature. I've encoded my file with ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i 1.vob -f ogg -vcodec libtheora -b 800k -g 300 -acodec libvorbis -ab 128k out.ogv I've placed this text in ...
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How to make H264 (.mp4) streaming module to work with lighttpd 1.5

H264 is not working with lighttpd 1.5, but it's ok with 1.4 Any suggestions?
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How can I block Spotify on our company network?

How can I block Spotify on our company network? Unfortunately it's killing our bandwidth and the effect is really serious.
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How to set up a camera recorder to stream on a website? [closed]

I've to set up a website which will broadcast live video. A camera recorder will be pluged to a laptop. The laptop will send the data to a server (same as the http server) The video will be ...
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Live video streaming: Microsoft or Adobe?

I am looking for a Live Video Streaming solution. The clients will be able to watch the video with a plugin (Flash or Silverlight), or a standalone application (Windows Media Player, FLV, etc). But ...
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Getting the actual time that a video file is seeked to using nginx_mod_h264_streaming

I'm trying to set up a pseudostreaming site that has timed subtitles for h264 video files that are served via nginx_mod_h264_streaming + JW Player. The subtitles are automatically converted to a ...
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tail -f without the tail?

Is there a command in Solaris to read a file, and when it gets to the end to stream the way tail does? I need to read the file from the start, and it is a binary file. Information on Solaris and ...
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Streaming root/source in multicasting sparse mode

I'd like to verify if I understand multicasting correctly. In a pim sparse-mode configuration, the RP rtr becomes the "root" of the stream for the rest of the configured routers. Does this mean that ...
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Video Surveillance Server Software

My company has about 25 cameras around our property and we need a server to store any motion on each of the cameras. We are currently using a software called "Digital Video Witness" which is fairly ...
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Proven and Scalable Comet Server

What is the most proven, scalable comet server solution out there that can handle up to 100.000 real-life connections per node using HTTP streaming (not long-poll)? It must be a free, preferably ...
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pg_archivecleanup not found Postgres 9.1, even though it is installed?

I have streaming replication setup on 2 Postgres 9.1 servers. Everything is ok apart from the archivecleanup. In the logs it says: sh: 1: pg_archivecleanup: not found 2013-11-19 09:17:37 GMT WARNING: ...
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Tracking down “Connection reset” errors in Linux

I'm handling large numbers of concurrent downloads (approx. 500 per server) using Java. All the files are being downloaded from Amazon S3, and the downloading server is an EC2 m1.large instance. ...
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Varnish config rules to cache large MP3 and PDF files?

Our site has a number of large PDF and MP3 files which we would like to cache in Varnish as static files. Currently we don't do much special - simply remove the cookies in vcl_recv and set resetp.ttl ...
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W2k8 RC1: Windows Media Servers (WMS) as proxy

(fullquote from stackoverflow.com/questions/2690788/w2k8-rc1-windows-media-servers-wms-as-proxy/2690791#2690791) I will have one streaming-server (W2k8, unknown streaming protocol [rtsp, mss, http]) ...
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What lightweight solution can you recommend to stream MP3 files?

I need to stream MP3 files to a client running Flash. Streaming is the key here, no progressive downloads allowed. What free server can you recommend? I know Red5 but it seems a bit overkill for our ...
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How can I use the shell to make my mp3s a Shoutcast source?

I'm looking to stream a directory of mp3s from my audio source (Debian server) to my Shoutcast server. The idea is to have an archive playing in the instance that someone isn't broadcasting live. I'm ...
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Are there high availability cluster solutions for real-time TCP streaming?

We have a server that receives some data, acting as a TCP client, processes it in some way, and serving processed data to clients, acting as a TCP server. It also stores this data on disk and can ...
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CloudFront or other CDN with RTSP streaming?

So I've been bouncing between CDN's trying to optimize our serving solution. We're serving short video clips into our code that display either an html5 video element (MP4 or OGG) or a flash swf (FLV) ...
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Live streaming external FLV files

I want to broadcast live video from a playlist created by me, but the actual video files (.flv's) are stored in some external file hosting which I can't admin, but it's currently allowing the use of ...
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VLC or ffserver for http streaming

I don't like asking "OR" questions, but I can't find any comparison on the Internet. I need live http streaming using h264 in flv container. I managed to achieve this with VLC, but with big latency. ...
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Tools for load-testing a videoserver

I'm looking for a tool capable of setting up multiple RTSP streaming sessions and keeping them alive for a configurable amount of time. Ideally this should not be videoserver specific and as ...
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5-10tb of data transfer required, on the cheap [closed]

I need to support about 5-10 tb/month of data transfer for downloadable screencasts. Since this a a free service, would you recommend me just using those 'unlimited bandwidth' 10/month hosters for ...
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HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Streaming

Apple has included HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Streaming in the iPhone OS 3.0, in particular Safari handles this automatically. I'd like to play with this in a low cost manner, but I expect it'll require a ...
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An equivalent of IceCast but for Live Video Streaming? [closed]

I am looking for a solution to Stream live video like that : A camera/webcam/video output ---> Stream server ---> Clients And if possible multiple Stream Servers like this (like IceCast): A ...
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Router for a heavy video streaming dependent network

I have a 50 Mbps WAN link and I use Asus RT-N16 with tomato firmware for NAT. My users view multiple streaming videos. At any given time there would be about 20 streaming videos which are being ...
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torrent downloads not showing on Squid log

i have just a few months working as sysadmin, hence i still have lots to learn, first thing id like to do is as follows: We have an OpenBSD 4.5 box acting like firewall,dns,cache etc, the box has 2 ...
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Nginx + MP4 module: buffer limits are being ignored

I have an nginx/1.2.3 server compiled with --with-http_mp4_module as a pseudostreaming server. Streaming and seeking works fine except buffering. Tt seems like the buffer directives are being ...
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serving mp3s to mobile devices is flooding nginx with partial requests

I am serving mp3s with a minimalistic nginx server. What I see in my log files is that there are a lot of requests, in particular from AppleCoreMedia and sometimes Android useragents, that flood the ...
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Hardware Raid 10 For Video Serving

I just ordered a new server which will be used to serve mp4 video files ranging from 10MB up to 90MB using nginx (with pseudo-streaming). This server has dual opteron 6128, 64GB of RAM. What I would ...
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How to config NGINX for FLV streaming with proxy_cache?

I have a media storage server with over 20GB of free RAM. Server stores a FLV files. I'm using NGINX with HttpFlvStreamModule for streaming. It works like a harm. I thought to take advantage of free ...
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Do any media streaming servers for Linux support streaming (not just progressive download) of Windows Media formats?

Is it possible to build a Linux-only media streaming server which can do streaming of the formats supported by Windows Media Services? To the best of my knowledge, the popular streaming servers that ...
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How to stream sound from an esx virtual machine?

I try to play sound from my monitoring application, which is an xp virtual machine on VMware ESX 3, on a physical machine with a real sound card, but I can not add from the ESX console sound card. ...
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Desk audio streaming and shared speakers streaming options for an office? [closed]

I've been handed an interesting project and want to be sure about what I put in place. We have several 'islands' of tables (different teams) and several users in heavy phone usage areas of the ...
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What technologies allow bidirectional streaming of video? [closed]

Wikipedia says that Flash allows "bidirectional streaming of audio and video". Is it possible to do that with other technologies (for example with JavaScript)? In other words, I want to transfer ...
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Back up of Streaming server

I want to take a new streaming server for my website which generally holds videos and audio files. But how do we maintain backup of the streaming server if storage size is increasing day by day. ...
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Simplecdn alternatives for progressive streaming

I´m looking for a CDN to host my videos, but I need the ability to progressively stream from them (currently not available at simplecdn).
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ffserver segmentationfault

This is my problem: viroos@plecak-transmisyjny:~/videotesty$ sudo ffserver -d -loglevel debug FFserver version SVN-r20420, Copyright (c) 2000-2009 Fabrice Bellard, et al. built on Oct 30 2009 ...
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Video-on-demand/surveillance server setup

I'm planning to set up a service that would allow people to connect their ip-cameras to and watch video embedded into a website. Scheduled saving and replaying would also be available. What hardware ...
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Wowza on EC2 Set up and Questions

I have a wowza instance installed and running on EC2, but I can't find the keypair file. I am trying to install another wowza instance on a different aws account. I have the following questions, I'd ...
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RTP Streaming with VLC and remote control

I'd like to set up a remotely controlled (through SSH) streaming server with VideoLAN VLC. I managed start the RTP stream through SSH with the command: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 --sout ...
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Is it possible to force the Apple Darwin Streaming Server to send streaming over port 80?

Is it possible to force the Apple Darwin Streaming Server to send streaming over port 80Is it possible to force the Apple Darwin Streaming Server to send streaming over port 80? Background: We have a ...
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Hardware requirement for video serving to 400 concurrent users

I need to serve at least 400 concurrent users about 150MB of files (video/audio). What kind of hardware would you suggest is required? Planning to use Ubuntu for OS, and Apache for serving. The ...
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What is meant by “streaming data access” in HDFS?

According to the HDFS Architecture page HDFS was designed for "streaming data access". I'm not sure what that means exactly, but would guess it means an operation like seek is either disabled or has ...
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Save the stream to mp4 files

How can I keep the flow (protocol rtsp, codec h264) in file (container mp4)? That is, on input an endless stream (with CCTV camera), and the output files in mp4 format size of 5-10 minutes of ...
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Can you stream an mp3 file with nginx?

I have a Ruby On Rails application running on Nginx which is serving out MP3s using JW player. I need to be able to set the start time and duration for playlist items. From what I can tell to do ...
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video streaming infrastructure advice

We would like to set-up a live video-chat web site and are looking for basic recomendations for software and hardware set-up. Here are the particulars on the site: Most streams will be broadcast ...
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Getting started with Darwin Streaming Server

Has somebody a good guide for getting started using Darwin Streaming Server and Darwin Proxy Server? I've searched in the Internet with no success.
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Youtube Streaming (Geographical Location)

Is it possible to find out the geographical location (IP Address/host) that I'm streaming a specific Youtube video? I believe not all videos stream from the same Youtube Cache server, correct? By ...