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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2021

This topic describes the limits of ApsaraVideo Live and introduces the limit increase method.



Limit increase method

Domain name for content delivery network (CDN)

By default, you can create up to 20 domain names for CDN within each Alibaba Cloud account.

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Concurrent live streams

By default, each domain name for CDN supports up to 20 concurrent live streams with original quality.

If you enable transcoding, each domain name for CDN supports up to 10 concurrent live streams that are transcoded.

By default, up to 10 production studio instances can be added.

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Stream ingest

  • ApsaraVideo Live does not limit the bitrate of ingested streams, and supports common resolutions and bitrates.

  • To prevent stuttering during stream ingest, we recommend that you use a bitrate that is not greater than 4 Mbit/s.


Pay by data transfer

If you pay by data transfer, the maximum bandwidth is 10 Gbit/s.

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Transcoding, time shifting, recording, snapshot capture, and Live to VOD

Some features of ApsaraVideo Live are unavailable in specific regions. For more information, see Region.

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If one of the following conditions are met, live streams cannot be recorded: 4K or 8K live streaming is implemented, the bitrate of ingested streams exceeds 25 Mbit/s, or the maximum size of a TS fragment exceeds 100 MB.

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