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Apr 3 2009   12:22PM GMT

Overheard – When should you use streaming video?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

bouthillier Streaming is the better solution when your clips are more than a few minutes long, when you want to enable interactive applications like video search or linking deep into a file, or you want to collect statistics on what’s actually being watched.

Larry Bouthillier, Streaming vs. Downloading Video: Understanding The Differences

Streaming is the way to go when you want to control the impact of video on your network, or when you need to support large numbers of viewers. And of course, it’s the only way to do live webcasts and multicasting.

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