In many networks, UDP is not available for WebRTC, so TCP is very important to make it highly reliable. SRS supports directly TCP transport for WebRTC, not TURN, which introduce a complex network layer and system. It also makes the LoadBalancer possible to forward TCP packets, because TCP is more stable than UDP for LoadBalancer.
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Coroutine Native for SRT
Coroutines are core technologies for modern servers that significantly simplify the logic and facilitate maintenance. SRT is a new streaming protocol that is gradually taking over from RTMP. With its own I/O framework, SRT can mature only by becoming coroutine-native, the first and crucial step of SRS 5.0.
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Load Balancing Streaming Servers
Written by Winlin, Azusachino, Benjamin
When our business workloads exceed streaming-server capacity, we have to balance those workloads. Normally, the problem can be solved by clustering. Clustering is not the only way to solve this problem, though. Sometimes the concept of Load Balancing can be linked to many emerging terms such as Service Discovery, but a LoadBalancer in cloud service is an indispensable requirement for solving the problem. In short, this problem is very complicated, and many people ask me about this frequently. Here I’m going to systematically discuss this issue.
How to Setup a Video Streaming Service with aaPanel
aaPanel is a simple website and server management tool. It is similar to cpanel.net, while aaPanel is free, open source and easy to develop plugins for media servers.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to deploy a live streaming media server, using aaPanel. If you have websites deployed with aaPanel, it's also possible to deploy an extra media server to power your website with live streaming service, for example, to enable live streaming feature for your WordPress website.
How to Publish Your SRS Livestream Through WordPress
After you have set up your own live streaming server through the SRS Droplet you received multiple links to publish your stream. You can use the build in players or use the links in VLC for example for the various sources.
But what if you would like to embed your HTTP-FLV, HLS or WebRTC stream straight into your WordPress site?
In this tutorial, I will show you how you set up your WordPress and SRS Player plugin to stream right through your website for viewers to watch.