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nginx - Takes too long for a connection to be established

I am new to nginx, and I am using it currently on my server to serve videos to users. a few days ago the server started becoming extremely slow while have around 500-600 users online, note that I have ...
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File/Video serving - server cluster configuration

I currently have 5 servers. 1 server is used as the main server which holds all the video files, the other 4 are replicated and fetches videos from the main server using rsync. Videos are delivered ...
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Reliable Multicast Programming (PGM) on Windows

I want to use the Reliable Multicast Programming (PGM) protocol on Windows. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms740125%28v=vs.85%29.aspx I know Windows support it. However, it ...
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WMS server side playlist driving me crazy, any thoughts?

I have been working on setting up video streaming for employees from a website over http via Windows Media Services on Windows server 2008. I have almost everything working the way I want but ...
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Video streaming over multi display units [closed]

We have to share video across around 4/8 terminals at a public facility where we need to display live video from within the facility, as well as display messages(advertisements), and also play ...
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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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Installing apxs on windows 64

I'm trying to set up my localhost apache2.2, running on windows 7, as a flash streaming server. So far I've discovered that I need to install mod_flv, which means I need apxs. I found apxs for win32 ...
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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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Maintaining same TCP session, load balacing

With http live streaming (HLS) we need to deliver video segments one after other to the player to play them in a continuous fashion. Segments are present on many streaming servers and we would load ...
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is it possible to host a website on many vps?

I've done it before with my friend, I hosted a radio for a website on another vps that he owns. well but here is a different problem. that one was easy since all we did is created a separate page and ...
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Encrypting/Decrypting MPEG-2 Transport Stream in realtime [closed]

I have to send unicast mpeg2ts stream from one datacenter to another (dc1 to dc2). The output I get from encoder bank in dc1 is not encrypted and I need to encrypt it before sending it to dc2. At dc2 ...
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Hard drives, how to calculate read and write speeds supported? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: dell 2T 7.2k nearline SAS 6Gbps- ingress/egress throughput I don't have access to machine/drive, but need to define specs to purchase one. What all things would it be ...
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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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Does Darwin/Quicktime Streaming Server follow symlinks?

I have DSS running quite happily on a Macmini using the default media folder (/Library/QuickTimeStreaming/Movies). However, I want to be able to stream video located in a different directory. I've ...
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Streaming Audio Video

We're currenty using Windows Media Services to stream live and on demand audio/video. We're currently looking for a solution that's more cross-platform compatable (iOS compatable). I've looked into ...
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Are there CDN for streaming video content with custom configuration of media servers

My company currently is using CloudFront as Content Distribution Network. But recently we need some additional configuration to the media server they are using for streaming our video content. But... ...
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3gp file streaming server in Fedora

I want to set up a streaming server to stream 3gp videos on-demand. I've tried using ffmpeg, but it seems ffmpeg doesn't support 3gp streaming. It gives an error saying Codec for stream 0 does not ...
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How to stream live video from a linux server?

Here is what I want to do. Looked around but didnt find any straight answer. I have a Linux box running websites using Ubuntu/MySQL/Apache. I have my own static IP as well, i.e. not using web hosting. ...
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Sever config for live HTTP-segmented video

I am trying to find the most optimal machine configuration for a web cache that will serve HTTP-segmented video to a few thousand concurrent viewers. The content is composed of periodically updating ...
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Server 2008 Std. Audio and Video very choppy on termials

I have a server running Server 2008 std. and about 10 Wyse C10le that connect to it via RDP. My users are complaining about poor streaming quality and choppy video/audio. Is there anything I can do ...
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How can I verify that an RTMP stream URL is working?

I have been put in charge of setting up a CDN account for streaming video but am not actually running the site that will host the content. How can I test that a published RTMP URL is working? Do I ...
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Experience using Wowza Media Server for Amazon EC2?

Question 1: WHat have people's experiences been with using Wowza Media Server 2 for Amazon EC2 (http://www.wowzamedia.com/ec2-streaming.html) We're planning to use it to allow streaming experience ...
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Stream host - developer prespective question

Without many details, I have a request to develop a live stream service web site. I do see it quite hard to archive on a shared host environment, due to bandwidth constrains. Free webservices lack ...
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stress test video streaming [closed]

is there a way to stress test video streaming? Basically simulating a high number of people simultaneously streaming a video? This is an amazon 'cloud' service that will be enabled for my site.
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Content delivery: Alternatives to SHOUTcast

I've been using Icecast and SHOUTcast for several years now, to deliver audio and Video content. I wonder what kind of alternatives do I have to those two, especially when streaming video. On the ...
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Serving flowplayer from cherokee webserver

When I download flowplayer locally on my machine and open index.html, the example video runs fine, no problems. I have a linode running cherokee 1.2.2 with a basic 'List and Send' virtual server ...
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Caching Steaming Videos in Proxy (Squid)

Has somebody been able to cache Youtube videos on Squid (recently as old configs dont work)? If so, kindly direct me to the configuration.
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What do you mean by windows media service (Live and on demand) [closed]

I have one enquiry from my end customer regarding windows media streaming services (Live and on Demand) One Publishing point for live audio stream (push to server method) for windows Media 9 ...
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External Video Hosting - will it eat my bandwidth?

I hava asked this question before, but have been unable to get a clear answer or spammy ones. A client runs a website with limited bandwidth per month (10gb) but wants his users to be able to ...
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Video Hosting External or Internal?

I have a client who wants to offer videos for downloading or streaming on his website. Now we have hosting for him, which is wonderful: it's reliable and fast, offers unlimited space and databases BUT ...
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Win2k3 Media Services - archiving video and indexing for Silverlight

I’m stuck with a WME9-based live video streaming client, which streams to a Win2k3 SP1 Windows Media Server. The server archives the file for on-demand playback after the live broadcast is over. ...
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What Sort of Server Setup Am I Likely to Need? - School A/V streaming

My prior experience with servers has generally been limited to home file-sharing servers, low-traffic web-servers, and the like. This leaves me with the technical knowledge of how to set up a system, ...
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Should I host my site on my own hardware for streaming media site?

We are developing a new movie review site, more or less similar to RottenTomatoes. Now since there will be a lot of streaming of movie trailers and we are expecting medium traffic, do you think 3rd ...
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How do I stream video fast and what is required? [closed]

My school is setting up a professional television studio that is going to be recording a 1080p stream into a server I am expected to design with a $5000 budget. I do not know what format the video ...
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Recommendations for building a simple, multi-tiered(?) webcam streamer

I have a webcam connected to a lightweight system (BeagleBoard) running Angstrom and I'd like to serve the webcam traffic up to one or more viewers. The problem I face is threefold: 1) I want ...
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Linux media streaming server?

we need to implement a media/video streaming solution on Linux, a-la youTube but for our internal use. Any decent open source tools for this?
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Quicktime Streaming and protecting movies?

I am setting up a Quicktime Streaming server on OS X 10.6 so users can view movies that I make. I want to ensure that they cannot steal the movies however. Two questions arise on how would I do this? ...
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How can I transcode a FLV video directly to mp3 on CentOS?

Okay so i have this idea for a weekend project where I want to transcode flv/mp4 streams directly into mp3 format. How can I easily do that via PHP/Apache on a CentOS Server? (hopefully not as CPU ...
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Server bandwidth usage with rtmp streaming of video

Quick question - I am streaming video from Cloudfront using RTMP streaming via an SWF-based flash player on my EC2 instance. With this setup will I see I/O data from the EC2 instance on account of the ...
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System architecture of Cam Chat Websites (tinychat, omegle, cam4)

Do anybody know what kind of system architecture is behind Websites like tinychat, omegle, cam4, chatroulette? And how much bandwith is needed per connection? If I'm not wrong they use some video ...
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serving video / ffmpeg (how to cut out the SaaS middleman!!)

what is the full life-cycle of a video file that is sitting on [any server] and ends up being viewed by the consumer. e.g this company show its architecture:http://www.pandastream.com/arch it seems ...
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Help: Setting up Red5 on Ubuntu. Can't load install demo pages

I am attempting to set up a Red5 streaming server in order to live stream FLV files (not pseudo stream, not on-demand stream, but real live stream). I went through the usual process - install java, ...
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Help: Setting up a basic live stream viewable in a browser

The end goal of my project is to create a system which records TV from a TV capture card, streams it live viewable in a web page, and stores a copy on the hard drive. It seems like a rather simple ...
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multiple streaming servers behind a Bastion Host

I am using open source streaming server Red5 on multiple servers. Which are running behind a bastion host. the world knows these sites as http://site1.mydomain.com http://site2.mydomain.com ...
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Apache as a front end to Red5

I am having a video streaming website. Which is using Open Source Streaming Server Red5. Is it possible some how to redirect the traffic for rtmp via Apache to the said Red5 server.
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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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HTTP Live Streaming - How to do the encryption on Linux?

I am making some HTTP Live Streaming files (an Apple based way to segment video files so they can be 'streamed' by downloading specific chunks of a file (more info)). It's possible to 'encrypt' each ...
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Can a CDN support streaming?

I operate Grinderschool.com, a poker training site run through video sessions. Our subscribers access our videos via either 1) direct download or 2) streaming access. Currently, we have things set up ...
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Remote Controlled IP Based Webcam

This may be a tumbleweed, but does anyone know of a webcam that can be remotely controlled via IP? (understanding you'll have to have static IPs, NATing, open ports in firewalls, yada yada yada) For ...
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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 ...