Matt Wilm · Nov 21, 2014 at 02:53 AM ·
Edge Servers with lots of Origin Applications
Hey there guys,
I was wondering if anybody can help.
We currently have a few origin servers, each with many different applications we use for streaming. I've recently been looking at setting up some edge servers to distribute HLS to our viewers.
It seems the work flow goes something like this. Create an application on the Edge server that links directly to a Media Server and the target Application. As I have 6-8 applications that I use on my Media server, I need to create 8 Applications for Edge playback to that server. I also have two other media servers, so that's means I have 24 odd applications in total to cover all the applications.
While this is fine for the time being. As I add more Origin/Edge servers, the scaling of this is going to get more and more difficult.
Is there a better way of doing this? In my eyes it would be great if I could do something like this (