Streaming Video Performance, Contd..

  1. Setting up youtube kinda website
  2. Some of the metrics : Key performance indicators(KPI)
    • Initial buffering time : 
      • This metric measures the period between the starting time of loading a video and the starting time of playing it.
    • Mean rebuffering duration : 
      • This metric measures the average duration of a rebuffering event.
    • Rebuffering frequency 
      • When the amount of buffered video data decreases to a low value, the playback will pause, and the player will enter into a rebuffering state. This metric measures how frequent the rebuffering events occur.
  3. PDFs

Video Streaming Resources

  1. Streaming 101: The Basics – Codecs, Bandwidth, Data Rate and Resolution
  2. Benchmarking video playback performance in Flash

Browser specific webpage performance improvements

  1. Firefox Prefetching the resources of the next click/page
  2. Google Chrome pre-rendering the next click/page