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02-09-2012, 09:42 AM
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bsl
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Originally Posted by rUmX View Post
All I gotta say is it's how the internet works. I run a small streaming site myself (on a 100mbit unmetered dedicated server) and I get my own share of complaints. Quick example: my server is located in Chicago and my users in Singapore/Philippines/Australia cannot get a stable stream no matter what. Is it because my server sucks? No. It's due to distance and latency. Because they are so far from the stream server their latency is 250+ ms and cannot sustain even half a megabit consistently (video stream is 1mbit Flash H264). The only way to fix this is to use a CDN (Content Delivery Network). Big name ones are Akamai and Limelight.
No, it's because you use Flash for video on your site, like all ****** sites do.

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