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Khaled Pendleton
Khaled Pendleton
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Is node.js suitable for sending videos?

Are node.js/express/mongodb suitable back end technologies for apps like Snapchat, Instagram, and Vine? I'm working on a Swift iOS app that pulls short clips (1-15 seconds) from a database and then plays them full screen. I would like to use my existing node.js infrastructure if viable. Or should I use different kind of server for delivering videos and only use node for things like user profiles and authentication?

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