Introduction to Video Streaming

Learn the process of video streaming and the relevant terminologies.


Before we further explore details on streaming services, let's first understand the different terminologies that are a part of the video streaming ecosystem. This lesson discusses the evolution, underlying concepts, specifications, frameworks, and protocols required to set a foundation for designing the API of streaming services like YouTube.

This lesson mainly consists of three sections that discuss the relevant terminologies in media streaming, the evolution of streaming, and the working mechanism of streaming. Let's start with the relevant terminologies in the following section.

Terminologies involved in media streaming

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