Thursday, January 21, 2016

Facebook’s Engineering Wizardry Makes Even VR Videos Load Fast

Facebook Video Compression How did Facebook go from 1 billion to 8 billion videos views per day in 18 months without the whole server farm catching fire? It’s called SVE, short for streaming video engine. SVE lets Facebook slice videos into little chunks, cutting the delay from upload to viewing by 10X. And to ensure the next generation of 360 and virtual reality videos load fast too, it’s invented and… Read More

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