Last week Microsoft released the final version of Bit Rate Throttling (BRT) module for IIS 7.0. It’s a cool module for everyone hosting A/V content, such as podcasting etc.
Scott Hanselman has done a great post on his blog about BRT, where he covers the senario with podcasting.
The key features of BRT are:
- Automatically reads the encoded bit rate information from each defined media file type
- Per-response bandwidth limiting on progressive downloads for every connection
- Throttling rules are configurable at the server, site, virtual directory, and file levels
- Fast Start experience for end users
- Extensible to add support for other media and file formats
- Fully integrated into the IIS7 administration and configuration models
- Set default and maximum throttling rates, and concurrent connection limits
- NEW – Dynamically adjust throttling to account for any available bandwidth as per a configured value (watch out for another post on this shortly)
Read more at source.