How to get personal with millions by scaling manifest manipulation

Verizon Media Platform
Jun 18 · 8 min read
The manifest server’s central role in personalizing video streams
In our streaming platform we distribute manifest server load across zones. This prevents overloading any specific zone during audience surges, especially if viewers are suddenly shifted to an adjacent zone during failover.
In the example above, ad breaks can double or triple CPU utilization. Live video player requests can compound this factor by 10–30%.

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