[FFmpeg-devel] transcoding on nvidia tesla

Måns Rullgård mans
Fri Feb 1 00:36:49 CET 2008

"Dan Khasis" <dan at novapulsar.com> writes:

> 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
> simultaneously.

I doubt the performance boost would be as big as you suggest.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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