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Kaltura Community Edition Case Study – StreamUK Launching Enterprise Grade Kaltura CE based Video Platform.

This is a guest post by Duncan Burbidge, Co-Founder and CEO of StreamUK, a UK based webcasting and digital media company.   StreamUK was founded in 2001 to provide digital media solutions and back then you did everything yourself.  After 7 years of trying to match the increasing pace of technological development, the decision was

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The Kaltura Server Folders Logical Structure

This post discusses the high-level folder structure of the Kaltura core server. Developers, IT and engineers who maintains Kaltura are invited to join the discussion below and ask questions regarding best practices or maintenance.

Server Side Clipping and Trimming

Kaltura server now supports the new abilities to clip or trim an entry. The trimming or clipping is done physically on the file system using conversion engines such as FFMPEG. Clipping vs Trimming: Clipping- Create a new entry from an existing entry. Allows you to specify the start and end time for the new entry

New Entry Assets – Captions and Attachments

Kaltura’s new Eagle version introduced 2 new assets publishers can now attach to media entries: Caption assets (CaptionAsset Service in the API), to hold subtitles/captions of video assets and related files attachments.   Captions: We currently support captions of type: SRT and TimeTex (TTML / DFXP) files.   In-Video Search: But why stop at subtitles, the

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Data Makes The World Go Round

Behind the scenes in the Kaltura Server, a lot of data is being created. This data is collected and aggregated into Kaltura’s Data Warehouse  (DWH). The DWH contains all the information displayed in the  Analytics tab in the Kaltura Management Console (KMC), and more (some accessible through the API, and some only through direct querying). In this

Kaltura’s Server Test Infrastructure Failure Report

As stated in the introduction post: http://blog.kaltura.org/?p=793 the test infrastructure gives you a full detailed report on what tests, objects and even fields weren’t valid. The failure report is in XML format and provides an easy to navigate hierarchy for the test failures.   [crayon-54f6e8f6ee4c3646420835/]   Main Concepts:   TestCaseInstanceFailures: The basic test failure object is

Introducing Kaltura’s Server Test Infrastructure

In the up coming Kaltura server version, “Eagle” (CE5), we have developed the new, exciting Kaltura Server Testing Infrastructure. The new infrastructure utilizes PHPUnit (http://www.phpunit.de/manual/current/en/) to help you write, run and maintain tests easily.   [crayon-54f6e8f6eeb72528899526/] [crayon-54f6e8f6eeb81067752536/]   The infrastructure provides the following key features: Key Features: Separation between the test logic, test data and test