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Technical Comparison

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Wowza Streaming Cloud

Managed Live Streaming Service

Best For:

  • Wowza-managed infrastructures
  • Live event streaming to web or social
  • Live streaming apps

Available APIs and SDKs

  • Ruby SDK (transitioning to community managed)
  • Java SDK (transitioning to community managed)

Wowza Streaming Engine

Media Server Software

Best For:

  • Self-managed infrastructures
  • Streaming service providers
  • Customized streaming solutions

Available APIs and SDKs

  • Java API
  • PHP Wrapper (community managed)

Wowza ClearCaster

Live Encoding Solution

Best For:

  • Cloud-based, remote managed, customizable encoding workflows
  • Automated workflows to increase reliability

Available APIs and SDKs

  • GraphQL

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The Complete Guide to Live Streaming

What live video streaming is, how it works, and why you need it.

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Getting Started With Wowza Streaming Cloud

Easily stream live video to any device, scaling automatically to accommodate audiences of any size, anywhere.

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Getting Started With Wowza Streaming Engine

Learn how to download, install, play, and test a live or VOD streaming clip using our starting guide.

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Live Streaming Using an RTMP-Based Encoder

Configure Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software to receive an encoded live stream.

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