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Progressive video download in a classroom environment - how to determine bandwidth needed

Background: We need to deliver a video heavy e-learning course to a classroom of ~15 users. This video will be MP4 delivered via HTML5 video so progressive download. As from what I can gather you ...
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Will uploading a 1.4gb video to my server and letting users watch it fill my servers RAM/Virtual Memory and crash the server? [closed]

I'm a bit unclear how the the RAM is used in this particular instance, so I'm wondering if when a user watches a video on my server, does it go from the filesystem, "out through the pipes" and onto my ...
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Nginx: High memory usage with large value of send_timeout

Background We serve big video files with nginx. Our users use VLC video player, mostly for it's ability to open a network location as a video. When they pause the video, normally Nginx drops the ...
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Hardware advice for video sharing website similar to Youtube but much smaller user base [closed]

Currently I have two servers which are named (ProcessServer1 and ProcessServer2) that will do nothing but convert videos that users upload, into flv or mp4 format. The conversion settings are 512k ...
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How to read network card specs [closed]

i am in the need of buying a rack server which will serve static video files to users. Each video file will be between 30MB and 50MB and we expect up to 16k concurrent users. I was looking for servers ...
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Video Uploading on Amazon instances?

I am having real problems trying to wrap my head around my problem. I have decided on the middle and end solution to my problem but I can't seem to work out the the beginning of it. So as a bit of a ...
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Where to store social network photos and videos? [closed]

I have a social network with 100,000 users. I allow users to upload photos and videos now I feel like it is becoming too much for my dedicated server. Should I get another dedicated server? A content ...
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Win 2008 - Stream Video To Multiple Monitors?

My question seems to be pretty simply presented but I'm in need of some help. I've got a Win 2008 R2 server and 5 monitors stationed throughout an office. These are just NEC Monitors with VGA/DVI ...
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How to share video file (DVD) in company's network to employees without them being able to take it home?

I have small network with 50+ users with SBS 2003, MOSS 2007 and File server (all Microsoft software). We've got some video's that we want to share with users without them being able to save it and ...
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Need practical advice for handling the traffic spike when releasing new videos to the enterprise

The CEO wanted everyone in the company to view a 5 minute video. I signed up for a corporate account with Vimeo and hosted the video there. We sent out a global email with the link at 9:30 this ...
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How can I develop a strategy for serving 45 second videos to hundreds of thousands of users? [closed]

I am closing up development on a web site that allows people to watch thousands of videos which are on average 45 seconds in length. I'll be hosting the web application on Linode, but I'm unsure ...
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FLV Files Open in browser (text) no download prompted

I'm just wondering if there's a certain setting on my server or something that is causing flv files to open in the browser when you go to then, and display all the gibberish text rather than prompt ...
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How to simulate high video payload to benchmark an SSD?

I'm trying to evaluate some SSDs for a video on-demand use-case. We've done some benchmarking tests on them, but we'd like to get an idea of the number of video streams that they can support with a ...
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NGINX: dynamic locations stored in DB

Is there a possibility to store nginx locations in DB instead of the config to serve them dynamically? The task is to create dynamic URLs for video files based on user's IP and video ID. The idea ...
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Streaming Flash Video - getting my feet wet

I'm working on a project that will involve having a couple thousand short videos online. I haven't done anything with online video before and this is all a bit new to me, so I am looking for some ...
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Server bandwidth for video streaming website

I need to put on a website videos that can ba shown using a common swf player (like flowplayer). Videos are about 3/4 minutes each (400 MB) in MPEG4/H264 compression. I was thinking to buy a normal ...
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Techniques for video serving sites

What are the best techniques to serve video fast and reliably - like software for caching etc.
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Video Hosting, Conversion, and Streaming Solution

I currently offer the option to my users to upload their own video and have it converted to FLV and MP4 on my website. Here are the logistics: 1) User uploads video onto website 2) Raw video is then ...
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CMS/Wiki to use for a HTML5 video site

Greetings. I want to put up a website with instructive screencasts, and allow for people to add comments to them. I would like use the Video for Everybody technique, partly because I dislike Flash ...