REST chunked video streaming with Jersey2


In this tutorial we demonstrate simple chunked MP4 video streaming using a RESTful web service with Jersey2, Tomcat and Maven. We use the Range (with bytes=X..Y) parameter to send or buffer the video in chunks. Therefore, less bandwidth is required if the client requests smaller part of the video. Stepping forward or backward throughout the video is supported. The required Maven project is available on Github. 1. Prerequisites Install Apache Tomcat (we use version 8.5). If not already installed, please have a look at these 2 tutorials: Install Apache Tomcat…

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