[Linux-aus] Request for creation of "Video Recording and Streaming" subcommittee

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Wed Mar 20 13:43:26 EST 2013

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Andrew Cowie
<andrew at operationaldynamics.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-03-20 at 12:11 +1100, Michael Still wrote:
>> This is a really good idea. There were some interesting ideas at the
>> end of LCA about how to do video "in the cloud",
> The part that's computationally intensive is encoding (and doing it
> multiple times as you iteratively improve things). That would be a
> natural for being on cloud infrastructure (public or otherwise), not to
> mention subsequently serving it from there, but the catch would be
> getting the raw video up to said servers in the first place. I mean,
> uncompressed raw video is *big*, right?

AARNET and Amazon now peer, so I think that's less of a problem than
it used to be, presuming that future Linux Australia events continue
the relationship with AARNET.


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