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May 11, 2015 / 01:30 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Convergence—The Wave of the Future
Media management technologies supporting content creation and delivery have seen dramatic changes over the past five years, the most obvious being the migration from dedicated purpose-built hardware to flexible software-based systems.
Apr 24, 2015 / 01:40 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Putting the IOPS Where They Count
A performance measurement commonly used to benchmark hard disk drives, solid state drives, and storage area networks is called Input/Output Operations Per Second, or IOPS.
Feb 20, 2015 / 01:00 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Multilayer 3D Disks Expand Data Capacity
On any given day, it’s safe to state that local, enterprise and cloud storage needs continue to drive the world’s total storage requirements upwards.


May 18, 2015 / 10:00 AM / By Wes Simpson
Timing and Sync: An Epic on Epochs
SMPTE recently published two new standards about timing and synchronization that are poised to have a significant impact on the way timing is handled for devices in professional broadcast applications.
Mar 03, 2015 / 09:00 AM / By Wes Simpson
Placid Streams: PDV and MDI Measurement Techniques
In a previous edition of this column, “placid” video streams were defined as having a smooth, constant flow that have neither bandwidth peaks nor deficits, but are ideally suited for constant bit-rate video signals.
Jan 02, 2015 / 05:00PM / By Wes Simpson
Placid Video Packet Streams
Delivering video over packet networks requires a certain amount of discipline to ensure the receiver is neither overwhelmed by bursts of excessive amounts of data, nor starved by inadequate flow rates.


Sep 03, 2014 / 02:46AM / By Wes Simpson
What Is Software-Defined Networking?
Software-defined networking is a hot topic in data networking today.
May 05, 2014 / 04:00 AM / By Wes Simpson
Google Seeks to Expand VP9 Support
The latest iteration of Google’s video codec for Internet streaming applications is called VP9, and it is starting to gain traction in the turbulent market for video codecs.
Apr 28, 2014 / 02:25 PM / By Wes Simpson
Can Ethernet SRP Support Production?
Audio Video Bridging technology is being considered for use in high-performance Ethernet networks as a potential replacement for SDI video infrastructure in the studio.


Apr 21, 2015 / 01:00 PM / By Al Kovalick
Basics of Software-Defined Networking
By now you have likely heard some of the hype about “Software Defined Everything.
Jan 28, 2015 / 09:00 AM / By Al Kovalick
Understanding Virtualization and Containers
This column will review the key aspects of compute virtualization and application containerization as used in the data center and the cloud.
Jan 16, 2015 / 12:00 AM / By Al Kovalick
Cloud Performance—Noisy Neighbors And Bare-Metal Servers
Utility computing and job performance are at odds.


Sep 09, 2014 / 04:00 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Scaling Servers to Fit the Workflow
Systems focused on media now have more IT specifications in them than media components.
Mar 06, 2014 / 12:13PM / By Wes Waite, Broadcast Engineering
Applied Technology: The Best of Both Worlds: Digital Video Encoding
Digital video encoders are much more complex than their predecessors, analog modulators, which makes them much more versatile, broadening the number of users and use cases for the same content and where it can be viewed
Oct 24, 2013 / 03:10PM
VidCheck shows new QC products at IBC 2013
VidChecker Post and VidApps-Audio offer ways to QC file-based media.






 
 
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