[FFmpeg-user] cloud encoding

James O. houndeyex at gmail.com
Mon May 9 20:46:20 CEST 2011

I have a setup here that involves Python scripts and a CRON job. I didn't
architect the whole thing, but it leverages the super compute cluster at the

Basically files are sent via SFTP to a folder watched by a CRON job that
runs every minute. CRON will move files and kick off a transcode, and then
sends out a notification when it's done. There is some other automation in
place, but it may not fit for your circumstance.

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 2:40 PM, Kosta Vlotis <kosta.brazzers at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello,
> i was wondering. is there a way that i can get some thing like this:
> http://blog.picloud.com/tag/ffmpeg/ set up locally?
> i'd like to have a server rack set up locally and have a script that
> sends tasks to my "cloud". this solution seems idea for my needs but
> for the amount of videos that we encode, paying someone for computer
> time and bandwidth might mean the cost will be too high.
> so does anyone know of a way that i can set this up locally? anyone
> have any suggestions?
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