Richard Cooper

Controller Digital Distribution, BBC Future Media

Blog posts in total 2

Posts

  1. We have a system comprising 58 application servers and 10 database servers that provides programme and clip metadata. This data powers various BBC iPlayer applications for the devices that we support (which is over 1200 and counting) as well as modules of programme information and clips on many ...

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  2. Hi, I'm Richard Cooper, the BBC's Controller of Digital Distribution for BBC Future Media. As some of you will have noticed, we suffered a major failure of BBC Online last night. The site started to fail at 20:10, and by 20:25 was completely down. It stayed down until 21:10, when it start...

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