Specialized services in public clouds – the value for active media workflows The Media & Entertainment vertical has been heavily influenced by public cloud. From the early days of using cloud storage as a long-term, inexpensive data archive, media companies are now seeing the primary value of cloud services to enable active media data workflows. Cloud services are evolving more toward specialized services – those that can provide value through processing of the data, versus just simple storage. Many people have considered the potential value of on-demand compute services such as AWS EC2 to perform compute-intensive jobs. For media, this.
No doubt about it: The volume of digital video is growing. So is the demand for that content (and in so many formats!). Recently, Scality issued a new piece of content for the Media & Entertainment industry. The Video Distribution & Nearline Archive eBook offers a useful overview of how object storage can support large quantities of video content. Content distribution networks (CDNs), which serve streaming audio and video on demand services, can benefit from Scality RING object storage solution in terms of Massive scalability Lower IT costs Support for mixed workloads Outstanding professional support 100% availability A host of.
The combination of higher quality and more forms of capture, along with the more consumption on-demand, means a lot more storage in the middle. We’ve been seeing these trends up close for the last two years, and our conversations at NAB only reinforced them.
Visiting broadcasting trade shows is always a very humbling experience as these shows make you realize how little you know about the larger media and entertainment industry. I couldn’t say one smart thing about the newest UAV’s, drones, quad or octo-copters except for they look like fun toys. Which is the best green screen technology? Who’s the leader in mobile satellite dishes? Fortunately the Scality team knows a whole lot about video storage. Even stronger: I’d dare to say we have become an authority when it comes to building high-performance origin storage infrastructures, massive scale long-term archives and low-latency nearline.
“Deluxe OnDemand started about four and a half years ago. And, originally our target was the rent-tailers and retailers – so providing a library of content to power their online video stores. And over time we’ve really morphed a little bit to help power cable operators. So, both to direct to the set-top for playback and also for their TV Everywhere strategies for a delivering video-on-demand content. We have to take in all the content from 200-plus different content providers; aggregate it all, normalize all the meta-data, create transform rules and as well as do all the video transcoding to.
High Performance Throughput for Rich Content Delivery Customers consistently choose the Scality RING for: Hardware Freedom: Pure software, runs on ANY x86 standard Linux based servers High Performance: Line-rate performance, scales linearly across mixed workloads 100% Reliability: Reliability with minimal intervention at massive scale It Just Works: Production proven in most demanding environments Content Distribution Networks (CDNs) are driven by Media and Entertainment and a growing affinity for high-resolution videos everywhere. Content Distribution refers to providing digital data to geographically distributed end users. This can be in support of scale-out web applications or for digital media streaming services, including new.
Discussion about the effects of On-demand content on viewers, businesses, and the infrastructure behind scenes. With Leo Leung from Scality, Pepijn Tijhuis from Unified Computing, and Joseph George from HP.
Presented by Dirk Griffioen, CEO of Unified Streaming For more information about Scality RING, please visit: http://www.scality.com/ring/
This large post production house has deployed a 1.5PB Scality RING as an origin server for all of their transcoded content. The origin server will be used by CDNs and other major VoD streaming providers.