What do you mean by 'priority job slots'?

Let's get one important thing out of the way first: we will handle any traffic that you send us. However, if you are sending us gigantic amounts of data at once, and expect everything to be processed at the same time as well, then we will need to reserve some capacity. The more data you want to be handled concurrently, the more reserved priority job slots you will require.

If you exceed your number of priority job slots, we will start queueing the next ones, regardless of what other customers are sending us. Queued items might still be processed swiftly as a result of our large base capacity and upscaling potential. However, if your use case demands high traffic with a real-time feel to it, we recommend that you do not leave things to chance and reserve more priority job slots.

But what exactly determines how many job slots are being used up? Basically each Encoding Job takes up a varying number of Job Slots which your account has available at a given time. For the full list on how many Job Slots are used up at a given time from each Robot, please see below.

To learn more about Queues and what you can do to avoid them, read the Queue section in our API docs.

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