The new Red5 0.9 is out. I guess i missed it on release date 🙁 . Nevertheless.. the Red5 team seems to be doing a wonderful job as they near to the first stable version (1.0) of Red5. And since its the only good to use and friendly Open source RTMP server out there, its no wonder that everyone have their eye on its progress. Great job Red5 Team !!
For those of you , who have been wondering about “whats the fuss about RTMP and streaming”, here is a little eye opener. Though many think of saving cash by having to invest less on storing flv videos in your web server accounts, the point to create a good user experience is beaten. The advantage of RTMP streams over the casual HTTP based progressive downloading is far too realistic to ignore. Below are two examples that feature HTTP vs RTMP streams playing side by side to let you understand the difference. (more…)
Red5 and FMS features in comparison
Following are few of the functions and properties of RED5 and FMS in comparison. In most of the aspects you will find Red5 to be slightly more complicated but far more powerful than Flash Media Server. The Red5 Team is working on bring around SSAS (Server side actionscript) to actionscript programmers who may not be very fond of java. Its expected to come put with the first grand release of Red5 ‘s version 1.0 (more…)
Thank you very much for your great summary!!!