Nov 3, 2022Liked by Dylan Patel

Nice write up. Just this bothers me a bit.

"Google achieves a 7x increase in total cost of ownership (TCO) for the infrastructure needed to encode videos on H.264, and a 33.3x increase in VP9."

That's TCO reduction not increase. :-)

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Cool stuff. I wrote some of my thoughts on it here:


Makes total sense for them. I wish they had compared to H.265/HEVC too, but I guess they didn't consider it anyway because it's cheaper to use their free codecs instead.

I'm curious what Twitch uses to do transcoding and recompress for archival versions.. 🤔

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