Azure blob store \ Azure Media service streaming .mp4 video on desktop browser for internal and external user

Ravindra Ramashankar Maurya 0 Reputation points
2024-05-09T15:11:05.5366667+00:00

Hi ,

I'm planning to use Azure Blob Storage to host the .mp4 videos and to be played in desktop browser with the daily active external users (managed through LDAP) of 1500- 2000 per day. I'm just wondering if Azure Blob Storage can handle this request and how scalable it is. or use Azure Media Services however is came to know it is retiring what is alternative?

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  1. Amrinder Singh 2,770 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2024-05-09T17:30:17.93+00:00

    Hi Ravindra Ramashankar Maurya - Thanks for reaching gout.

    From blob storage perspective, there are certain scalability limits regarding ingress/egress/iops etc. So, if the calls are happening within that limit, it shall suffice.

    Below document talks about the scalability limits of the storage account.

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/scalability-targets-standard-account?toc=%2Fazure%2Fstorage%2Fblobs%2Ftoc.json&bc=%2Fazure%2Fstorage%2Fblobs%2Fbreadcrumb%2Ftoc.json

    I am also sharing another Q&A reference link that talks about using of blob storage versus other options to explore for streaming of videos.

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/1610749/is-it-possible-to-encode-video-files-on-azure-blob

    Please let us know if you have any further queries. I’m happy to assist you further.    


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