Transcoder System Benchmarks

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Wowza Streaming Engine Benchmarks

720p HD Adaptive Bitrate

Each input provides a 720p stream that is then transcoded to 480p and 240p for basic Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) purposes. It should be noted that the source stream (720p) does not need to be transcoded.

Input Output 2 CPU / 4 GB Memory 4 CPU / 16 GB Memory 8 CPU / 32 GB Memory 16 CPU / 32 GB Memory
1 x 720p 1 x Source / 428p / 240p 65% 40% 25% 8%
2 x 720p 2 x Source / 428p / 240p - 60% 40% 15%
3 x 720p 3 x Source / 428p / 240p - 80% 60% 21%
4 x 720p 4 x Source / 428p / 240p - 95% 80% 28%
5 x 720p 5 x Source / 428p / 240p - - - 35%
6 x 720p 6 x Source / 428p / 240p - - - 45%
7 x 720p 7 x Source / 428p / 240p - - - 50%

VPS - 1080p FullHD Adaptive Bitrate

Each input provides a 1080p stream that is then transcoded to 720p, 480p and 240p for FullHD Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) purposes. It should be noted that the source stream (720p) does not need to be transcoded.

Input Output 2 CPU / 4 GB Memory 4 CPU / 16 GB Memory 8 CPU / 32 GB Memory 16 CPU / 32 GB Memory
1 x 1080p 1 x Source / 720p / 428p / 240p - 85% 45% 25%
2 x 1080p 2 x Source / 720p / 428p / 240p - - 70% 50%
3 x 1080p 3 x Source / 720p / 428p / 240p - - - 75%

Flussonic Benchmarks

720p HD Adaptive Bitrate

Each input provides a 720p stream that is then transcoded to 480p and 240p for basic Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) purposes. It should be noted that the source stream (720p) does not need to be transcoded.

Input Output 2 CPU / 4 GB Memory 4 CPU / 16 GB Memory 8 CPU / 32 GB Memory 16 CPU / 32 GB Memory
1 x 720p 1 x Source / 428p / 240p - 35% 20% 5%
2 x 720p 2 x Source / 428p / 240p - 65% 35% 10%
3 x 720p 3 x Source / 428p / 240p - 80% 50% 15%
4 x 720p 4 x Source / 428p / 240p - - 70% 18%
5 x 720p 5 x Source / 428p / 240p - - 85% 23%
6 x 720p 6 x Source / 428p / 240p - - - 28%
7 x 720p 7 x Source / 428p / 240p - - - 33%

VPS - 1080p FullHD Adaptive Bitrate

Each input provides a 1080p stream that is then transcoded to 720p, 480p and 240p for FullHD Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) purposes. It should be noted that the source stream (720p) does not need to be transcoded.

Input Output 2 CPU / 4 GB Memory 4 CPU / 16 GB Memory 8 CPU / 32 GB Memory 16 CPU / 32 GB Memory
1 x 1080p 1 x Source / 720p / 428p / 240p - 95% 45% 15%
2 x 1080p 2 x Source / 720p / 428p / 240p - - 70% 25%
3 x 1080p 3 x Source / 720p / 428p / 240p - - - 40%
4 x 1080p 4 x Source / 720p / 428p / 240p - - - 60%
5 x 1080p 5 x Source / 720p / 428p / 240p - - - 80%

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