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Build vs. buy: patterns and antipatterns
03/13/18March 13, 2018(4 years ago)
6 min read

Build vs. buy: patterns and antipatterns

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Company6 min read
Build or buy? This decision gets made dozens of times every year by engineering teams, small and large. It's an important decision, affecting roadmaps, productivity, team composition, and customer hap ...
The fastest video publishing in the multiverse
03/06/18March 6, 2018(4 years ago)
3 min read

The fastest video publishing in the multiverse

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Product3 min read
Video publishing speed is a usability problem. When a user hits the "upload" button, they don't want to have to wait a few minutes (or longer) to see their video play. But that's what happens almost a ...
An API to Video: Why Abstraction Matters
02/21/18February 21, 2018(4 years ago)
4 min read

An API to Video: Why Abstraction Matters

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Video education4 min read
This is the third in a series of blog posts about Mux Video. The first, Video is Too Hard, outlined the problem. The second, Announcing Mux Video, announced the new product. Abstractions are important ...
02/02/18February 2, 2018(4 years ago)
2 min read

[Webinar]: The five Encoding mistakes everyone makes

Vasudha Sridharanby Vasudha Sridharan
Video education2 min read
Online video is growing exponentially. A recently published study indicates that by 2021, 82% of all consumer internet traffic will be video. In a recent interview, Mark Zuckerberg signaled that “Vide ...
01/12/18January 12, 2018(4 years ago)
7 min read

How We Used Machine Learning to win at HQ Trivia

Ben Dodsonby Ben Dodson
Engineering7 min read
For the past three months, half of us at Mux have been obsessed with HQ Trivia, while the other half silently regretted their Android purchases. When that HQ push notification hits at 12, the iPhones ...
Using Percentiles To Identify Outliers and the Typical Experience
12/22/17December 22, 2017(4 years ago)
5 min read

Using Percentiles To Identify Outliers and the Typical Experience

Scott Kidderby Scott Kidder
Engineering5 min read
The most overused measurement is the arithmetic mean (average). In nearly all cases you're better served by using percentiles instead of averages.
Interview: How the New York Times uses Mux
11/17/17November 17, 2017(5 years ago)
10 min read

Interview: How the New York Times uses Mux

Vasudha Sridharanby Vasudha Sridharan
Customers10 min read
The New York Times is one of the best examples of how traditional media can make the transition to an online world, and has been rewarded in recent years with strong growth in both its profits and its ...
Announcing Mux Video: a simple API to powerful video streaming
11/14/17November 14, 2017(5 years ago)
4 min read

Announcing Mux Video: a simple API to powerful video streaming

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Product4 min read
Online video is growing exponentially, but still it's too hard to stream video. Video is too hard (as we discussed last week). Every area of video infrastructure - encoding, playback, delivery, workfl ...
Video is too hard.
11/10/17November 10, 2017(5 years ago)
2 min read

Video is too hard.

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Video education2 min read
Online video is growing quickly, but it's still way too hard to stream video. Video has actually gotten harder to work with, not easier, over the last seven years. It takes a video expert to publish v ...
Announcing full data exports
11/01/17November 1, 2017(5 years ago)
3 min read

Announcing full data exports

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Product3 min read
A quality of experience analytics platform like Mux does three things. Accurately measure what happens when someone watches a video, across different platforms and devices. Collect those measurements ...
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