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  • 100% per core metric is an easy way to show multi-core utilisation, but sure can be confusing. 🤷‍♂️

    As for wowza costs - we found that using wow a is by far the most expensive route, but they sure have good experience with large scale streaming. One of our customers has a solution built based on UNA and Jitsi/Jibri/Wowza stack for live events with stages and large audiences. We can refer you to them if interested.

    Facebook wouldn’t charge you anything for such service but they’d data-mine their $75K worth and then some from all viewers, so one has to pick their poison.

    With any luck we will have a cost effective solution for scalable live streaming soon, but one million viewers is on a different level of complexity unless you pass distribution over to a CDN or a rebroadcasting service of some kind. Then you’d have to look into audience management apart from the stream - messenger, authentication, firewalls, etc. 

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    • My intended application is about a year away, but a lot of things have to fall into place.  A major concern of mine is the political bias of big tech companies.  Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Apple can simply remove someone from their platforms if that "someone" doesn't have the proper political views.  It really sucks that this has to be an area of concern, but it's the world we live in.  If your politics oppose that of Zuckerberg, Bezos, or Dorsey, you get booted from their platform.  They'll all let the little fish swim around, but if the fish get too big they go into the frying pan.  I wonder what the politics over at Wowza is like.

      I'd like to have a plan for large live streaming events, but there's plenty of room for much smaller localized events.  How would you integrate live streaming into Una?  The events module seems like the logical choice for a tie-in.

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