Solution Performance

Ericsson MediaFirst Video Processing Encoding Live* is a software transcoder which encodes in real time UHD video: 4K60 HEVC 10 bits with HDR. This workload takes benefit of the multicore architecture of the vectorised integer instructions and is dependent on the available memory bandwidth.

Hardware at-a-glance: Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8168 processor
Software tools/libraries: Intel® Compiler ICC 2017, Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP), Intel® VTune™ Amplifier

Product and Performance Information

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Ericsson MediaFirst Video Processing UHD HEVC transcoding workload. OS: CentOS Linux* 7.2 kernel 3.10.0. Testing by Ericsson in May 2017.
Baseline: 2S Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2699 v4, 2.2GHz, 22 cores, turbo and HT on, BIOS 251.R01, 64GB total memory, 8 slots / 8GB / 2133 MT/s / DDR4 LRDIMM, CentOS Linux* 7.2 kernel 3.10.0.
New: 2S Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8168 processor, 2.7GHz, 24 cores, turbo and HT on, BIOS 412, 192GB total memory, 12 slots / 16GB / 2600 MT/s / DDR4 LRDIMM, CentOS Linux* 7.2 kernel 3.10.0.

2Performance results are based on testing as of May 2017 and may not reflect all publicly available security updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure.