[CentOS] Check my math please
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Wed Nov 5 21:55:36 UTC 2008
Sean Carolan wrote:
> Ok this is kind of a goofy question but I want to make sure I get it
> right. Suppose we have a 25 mb video, that is 117 seconds long. If we
> wish for this streaming video to play smoothly with no compression,
> buffering or skipping, the following bandwidth requirements must be
> 25 megabytes = 204800 kilobits.
> 204800 kb / 117 seconds ~ 1750kb/s
> Does that look right to you?
add 5 or 10% for network protocol overhead. I generally figure,
25Mbyte == 250Mbits, so come up with 2.1 Mbit/sec.
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