A4: Inside Vimeo’s Adaptive Video Streaming Stack, aka Skyfire, In-Depth


This presentation will showcase the proprietary and open source technology solutions created by Vimeo, including its proprietary CDN agnostic technology, Skyfire, built on top of MPEG-DASH standard that allows the platform to have adaptive streaming across multiple CDNs. Vimeo will discuss in detail various components of the microservices architecture that were developed from scratch to address end to end latency and high scale. They will also describe innovative solutions for dealing with tail latency, reducing startup times, improving cache efficiency and multi CDN optimizations. Naren Venkataraman, VP, Engineering, Vimeo