Documentation

We have various documents and guides available, both for users and developers of MistServer. If anything is unclear or you have suggestions for improvements, please contact us.

MistServer user documents

User documents are detailed documents about the usage of MistServer, if you're unsure how to get a feature working or MistServer itself, this is your first stop.

ItemDescription
MistServer ManualContains information about installation, configuration, integration and specifications.
MistServer quick start guideContains basic information for installing and use of MistServer

MistServer developer documents

Developer documents are detailed documents about the inner workings of MistServer. The developer documents are perfect for those who want to develop or integrate with MistServer.

ItemDescription
MistServer ManualContains information about installation, configuration, integration and specifications.
MistServer DoxygenCode documentation
MistServer changelogChangelog, including upcoming changes

Performance

One of the most common questions in streaming media is "what can I expect?". Well with MistServer you have no need to wonder, we can show you. We publish the results of some of our tests the builds go through online. Feel free to go through them and contact us if you have any questions.

ItemDescription
Research Paper Q2 2016Load balancing comparison between state of the art and MistServer
White Paper Q2 2014Burst handling is examined per media server
White Paper Q1 2014The performance of MistServer 2.0 shown and why we've started the Research Initiative
White paper Q3 2013The roots of MistServer, our first ideology and starting point

Example of MistServer statistics

Below you can find a simple example of the basic statistics possible with MistServer. If you're interested in the more advanced statistics please ask us.

Server specs
CPU8 core Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 @ 2.40 GHz
RAM64GiB