Req: Video Caching Solution

altu faltuz altufaltuz at
Sun Dec 18 23:07:15 PST 2005


I would like to know how to go about setting up a video caching solution.

I have a Video streaming server, and 3 geographically distant locations.
I want to be able to use the caching facility to provide video on demand
to all my users. Full or part caching of videos could be done at their
locations, so that they would not feel the lag. Another option would be
to have the videos synchronised at each of servers at the different

The main issue is the users base. I have currently 500 users. My videos
are DVD quality and therefore require a 10Mbit/s bandwidth per user per
video. Worst case scenario, all users watching the complete set of 50
videos at the same time. How do I go about doing this?

Anyone done this before? Or maybe you could point me in the right

Thank you all.

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