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Re: [videoblogging] Videoblogging server

By Jay Dedman | Jay Dedman <jay@...> |
June 28, 2004 | Post #178 | Topic #140

Id like a little more storage space. how about a Gig? so 300$ per year. Id be interested especially if we could develop a videoplaylist..and got other people who posted videos fairly regularly. Quoting PeterV <peter@...>: > > > Peter and I(jump in here Peter..) want to rent our own > > server specifically for > > videoblogging. > > Here's what we want to do in order to experiment with videoblogging for > a while. I figure that, to do videoblogging for real, we need something > like 30 Gigs of bandwidth a month per person available (I know it's hard > to estimate these things). (1 x 500K videoblogpost/day * 2000 views * 30 > days = 30 Gigs a month). > > 1. I will rent a server. > I've been doing a lot of research (and I've hosted many sites with many > hosting services before so I have some experience) into hosting options. > > 2. I will invite a few people to join, maybe 5. > 3. Each gets about 20-30 gigs of bandwidth/month and something like 200 > Megs storage. > 4. I will build some videoblogging specific tools (to make it very easy > to do things like stop deeplinking, to create entries, ...) over the > next year. > 5. Next year, if it works well for all involved, I might turn it into a > commercial hosting service optimized for videobloggers. (Did I mention I > quit my job and am looking for projects?) > > Would anyone be interested in joining, paying like a $25 fee a month? > You could host your video on this server and just keep your own blog > where it is. I want to set this up within a month or two (before I go > travel in India). Questions? Suggestions? Should I change the specs > (more bandwidth? Charge less? ...?) > > If I get 5 people interested we can do it. You'd have to pay 1 year up > front. > > Cheers, > Peter > > > > > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > > -- Jay Dedman Manhattan Neighborhood Network 537 West 59th NY NY 10019 212 757 2670 ext.312 http://www.mnn.org