Frequently asked questions
Most frequent questions and answers
How does it work
It is like any other web server dishing out video on demand. You can configure it to be a clone of Youtube or Vimeo but the better utilisation is to configure you video server to suite your workflow
What Technology is used ?
It is built on the Open Source LAMP stack with ffmpeg being at the core of encoding server. It is built as a combination of a streaming server and an encoding server. The base installation could be extended by variety of plugins to bring in many more functionalities.
Do I need any technical skill to maintain the server
If you take a managed hosting package, we take care of all the technical requirements. If you want us to install on your server we will do that at a fixed cost. For maintenance you can buy our support hours.
Is it very expensive to host a video server?
Well, the answer depends on the usage. The main cost in a video server is the bandwidth and storage. You need to judge how many videos would you like to host at what resolution. The second important question is how many people are goin to watch you videos and for what duration. By answering these questions you can arrive at the expected cost per month.