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stress test video streaming

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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Host Private videos on my site or use third party video hosting

I’m working on a e-learning startup. We are going to have recorded video lectures from professors ranging from 30-45 minutes long which are going to be accessible to students once they register and ...
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What's the legal way to stream music online?

It's really hard getting a definite answer on this so I'm going to ask it here. Is there a legal way to stream new music on a website without getting artist consent first. There seems to be a lot of ...
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Webhosting for a TV channel with streaming video

I'm making a website for a web based TV channel, so I'm assuming it will be heavy on bandwidth usage, but I'm no good at calculating bandwidth. Couple of questions: Assuming the site streams HD ...
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How do I prevent ISPs from killing downloads of files in mid-transfer?

I run a small website with a few users, low traffic, mostly to share personal mp3 files with a small community. Depending on their ISP, my users can't always download or stream larger files. By ...
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How to choose correctly a provider of streaming?

I´m not asking for a recomendation of a specific streaming service provider. I wonder what aspects must I consider to select the correct one. I need a transmission provider to a television station ...
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audio streaming that cannot be saved?

I need to publish a audio file that I want to make so that: It is available to listen in streaming. The file can't be retrieved for private use. Any idea how to do it? Something where user cannot ...
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Streaming recorded video

What do I need to do in order to stream recorded videos? I have worked with recording and streaming video contents in real time. I've also worked with VOD application. But I seem to not find much ...
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Is there an alternative to LiveStream? [closed]

I´m looking for an alternative to LiveStream, I mean, a free live streaming solution for video broadcasting and then embedding the player in my website. Bandwidth limitations is OK. Concurrent ...
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Is there any way out so that a video available online cannot be downloaded?

Is there any way out so that a video available online cannot be downloaded ? I have checked almost every way out and found that everything can be spoofed. So does anyone knows anything else that ...
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When is progressive video preferable to streaming?

Streaming only transfers the portion of the video you are about to view so there is drastically less bandwidth used, however, YouTube has opted to use progressive video instead. Why does YouTube use ...
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Apache 2.4 mp4 streaming out of the box

I used mod_h426 to stream mp4s on Apache 2.2. I've updated Apache to 2.4, which obviously broke the mod, so I had to recompile it. But I tested my vod setup without the mod, and mp4s stream just fine. ...
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Protect streamed videos

I am for html5/flash video player to play videos (stream) on a website and we want to protect our material as much as we can. any suggestions ? Edit We want it to limit the download of the video and ...
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Intuitive solution for a very small private video site?

I have a wordpress site for which I want to provide videos for money. I thought about using youtube: user creates an account > user pays > gets access to a private page on wordpress (with a plugin) ...
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Browser compatibility with external links to icecast streams

My website is offering a list of links to radio stations streaming audio content hosted on other servers. Many of the audio streams are based on icecast servers There is a big question on what is the ...
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Best server setup for a website that streams videos/audio [duplicate]

I have a entertainment website that host both videos and audio, these are the 2 problems I'm having: Storage is a issue on my dedicated server, I'm going need more space soon The site buckles when ...
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Streaming videos using Wowza

I need to view the streaming videos in my website. For that I have searched and get the answer to use Wowza (just like FMS). I need to know how can I stream the videos using Wowza and how to store ...
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Video from internal network served to an externally visible web page [closed]

I am being asked if it's possible to take video from an internal IP camera and serve it to our external website like a live-feed camera. My initial thought is that it would have to be done through ...
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cost for hosting a largish online radio station

How much does a connection for an internet radio station that feeds maybe a 100K users cost to the company that provides it? Do you have to be in a special location to get such an upload capability or ...
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How can I host videos on one server while using the bandwidth of others?

I have videos hosted on one of my servers, they simple stream from that server direct to users on my webpage using the DivX Web Player. NOTE I can use another player if needs must. Now I'm reaching ...
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Music Streaming API that permits commercial use (ads) [closed]

I want to build a Single Page Webapp that features audio streaming playback. There's a bunch of apis for retrieving meta datas from huge catalog of artists and songs. These APIs are provided by ...