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Deploy a Kaltura CE5 Cluster on AWS

By Roni Cohen | May 20, 2013

The Kaltura CE5 video server can be deployed as a stand alone server, but to serve many users a distributed setup is required. Setting up a Kaltura CE5 cluster on AWS also enables adding more servers when needed with no impact on availability. At PandaOS we wrote a web interface […] Read More

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Adding New KDP Versions to Kaltura CE5

By Roni Cohen | May 6, 2013

This article is about upgrading kaltura dynamic player – KDP. The Kaltura Dynamic Player (KDP) is an open source flash video player Provided by Kaltura. The players provided with Kaltura CE5 are over a year old (version 3.5.35), so upgrading can solve a lot of bugs.

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Upgrading the kaltura HTML5 player

By Roni Cohen | May 2, 2013

This post is about Upgrading the Kaltura HTML5 Player. The HTML5 standard includes many new features for more dynamic web applications and interfaces. One such component being specified and implemented is the Kaltura HTML5 Player. Kaltura upgrades the html 5 player from time to time, fixing bugs and adding features. This post describes upgrading the kaltura html5 player to its latest version.

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Fixing Kaltura Drop Folder Issues

By Roni Cohen | Mar 27, 2013

We recently ran into two issues in the Kaltura drop folder plugin in CE5. The drop folder plugin constantly watches drop folders for new or updated content and ingests it to the Kaltura server.

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Fixing Kaltura CE5 analytics (Continued)

By Roni Cohen | Mar 21, 2013

We previously wrote about fixing some issues with Kaltura CE5 analytics. However, if you are using Ubuntu server there is another issue which that must be fixed for the analytics to work.

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Kaltura CE6 KMC permissions fix

By Roni Cohen | Mar 7, 2013

In this post you can find a quick fix to a nasty problem regarding Kaltura CE6 KMC. Apparently some CE6 installations are missing the KMC access role for all user types other then admin.

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Kaltura CE6 (Falcon) – Pros & Cons

By Roni Cohen | Feb 4, 2013

Kaltura CE6 is the latest official release from Kaltura of her crown jewel, Kaltura online video platform. The new CE6 has some new features like user level ownership on entries and videos, AKA entitlement, but this comes with a price.

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Setting up Kaltura CE Amazon S3 Storage CloudFront CDN – External storage with CDN delivery

By Roni Cohen | Nov 20, 2012

The Kaltura Community Edition (CE) 5.0 comes with built-in support for external storage with Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3). It seemed at first that the integration would be simple and straight forward. Install Kaltura CE, set up the S3 bucket, create a remote distribution profile, and enable the batch job to run the sync. However, I ran into several problems in the Kaltura code, and configuration. I wish to share my findings, and my solution, to a working installation of Kaltura CE 5.0, serving all content from an S3 bucket via the Amazon Cloudfront CDN.

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