Read this: Scaling the BBC iPlayer to handle demand
Summary: One of the key goals we set ourselves when we developed the new iPlayer was that it would have to be fast to use. We understand that any delay in getting you to the video is frustrating as the site is just a jumping off point into TV and Radio content. Displaying a web page in the browser contains many steps, some we can control some we can't. - bbc.co.ukwww.bbc.co.ukScaling the BBC iPlayer to handle demand…
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