With the stream "issues" that Revision had this week-end, we again talked of stream alternatives to Twitch/YT. I mean alternatives that works more or less out of the box. So far we found none.

I don't think Peertube is the answer for 20+ viewers streams. You can't control your streaming infrastructure with Peertube.
You may be able to stream to 2000 people or to 50, you just don't have any control over that.

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That's sad because I think there's a huge empty room here for a FOSS project that could provide a streaming infrastructure with or without cloud automated deployment/scaling, and integrated chat.

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@fenarinarsa live support is still quite new in #PeerTubeā€¦ What's about scaling that you can't control?

@mmu_man If I understood well you have your onw instance that can stream, helped with other instances, and maybe clients that do P2P between them?
I don't call that "having control" over the infrastructure.
There's too many unknown things that could go wrong.

@fenarinarsa AFAIK other instances don't act as servers too, the federation is only to index their videos on our instance.

@fenarinarsa And I think all the base tools and techs are here and proof that it works. It's just yet, there is no FOSS solution that package everything as a "twitch like".

@totetmatt Indeed, you can put your own stream solution and deploy proxies manually. It's possible.
However it looks like homemade streaming

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