How the BBC Guaranteed Live Streaming Resilience for the Olympics | benhmidan | Scoop.it

For the 2012 Summer Games in London, the BBC demanded that its live streams be just as resilient as its broadcast channels. Learn how it delivered on that goal.

 

Live video streams were key to the ambitious online user proposition for the London 2012 Olympics, and that coverage had to mirror the very high traditional broadcast standards of resilience and quality. Hear the challenges the BBC faced when designing a resilient HTTP streaming infrastructure that was designed to cope with huge volumes. Learn about the solution the BBC used during the games and hear what changes to their methodology was required to build resilience into a cloud-based infrastructure.


Via Nicolas Weil