[FFmpeg-devel] transcoding on nvidia tesla
Fri Feb 1 00:08:47 CET 2008
I can make a significant contribution to get this going, and purchase a card
or two for development testing.
When it comes to converting thousands of videos per second/minute on one or
two teslas, versus 10,000 servers across 10 datacenters, using kilowatts of
power, the costs associated with several of these servers become irrelevant.
I guess the real question is if it's possible, how long it would take, and
how much I would have to contribute :)
Based on my understanding of how well the developers of ffmpeg, have made
ffmpeg the de facto video conversion application, I think it's safe to say
they can do this too.
With a tesla or two, you could be transcoding thousands of HD streams
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Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-devel] transcoding on nvidia tesla
Dan Khasis wrote:
> How would one go about porting or using the ffmpeg application on nvidias
Oh good, another machine for the build farm. I have been reviewing the
literature and I don't think this would be a basic recompile.
But it you're willing to lay out the US$1600 for the card, let us know
your status. :)
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