Welcome to the Mux Blog

We’re a team of engineers, marketers, designers, all passionate about video and the work we create together. Welcome to our blog about video.

Remote @ Mux
08/17/20August 17, 2020(2 months ago)
6 min read

Remote @ Mux

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Here at Mux, we are implementing a remote-equal policy. This means that employees working in a core office aren't privileged over employees working from smaller offices or from home.
Is this a hacker?
07/31/20July 31, 2020(3 months ago)
3 min read

Announcing the Mux bug bounty program

Phil Cluffby Phil Cluff
Today we're really excited to announce the opening of the Mux bug bounty program . Since we started Mux, we've worked hard to ensure Mux is a safe and secure environment for our customers and their v ...
developers, developers, developers
07/27/20July 27, 2020(3 months ago)
5 min read

Developer, Developer, Developer Experience

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
When we use the term "developer experience," we mean our customers are the developers and we're wholly focused on building their experience. Check out our open DevEx roles!
David Byrne dancing
05/04/20May 4, 2020(6 months ago)
14 min read

Let's just design our own corporate blog

Steven Striegelby Steven Striegel
At Mux we spend a significant amount of effort writing blog posts. We had been dissatisfied with our blog situation for far too long and we finally decided just to design and develop our own.
Best Places to Work 2020
05/04/20May 4, 2020(6 months ago)
4 min read

Mux named one of the Best Places to Work

Becca Axvigby Becca Axvig
Mux has been named among the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in 2020. See why.
Secret Santa at Mux
04/30/20April 30, 2020(6 months ago)
4 min read

Actually, now is the time to join Mux

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
A year ago, I wrote a blog post called Now is the right time to join Mux . I want to apologize for that blog post. In it, I asserted that April of 2019 was the right time to join Mux. It turns out I ...
Ticker message
01/21/20January 21, 2020(9 months ago)
4 min read

No BART terminals were hacked in the making of this ad

Bonnie Pecevichby Bonnie Pecevich
In the process of creating a BART ad for the first time, we had some learnings that we thought we would share that could hopefully help someone else on their out-of-home ad buying journey.
The building blocks of connected fitness
11/27/19November 27, 2019(a year ago)
4 min read

The building blocks of connected fitness

Eric Eliaby Eric Elia
Mux announces partnerships with coaching and music platforms to power the next generation of fitness products.
Patterns and anti-patterns in company values
11/06/19November 6, 2019(a year ago)
7 min read

Patterns and anti-patterns in company values

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Company values can be exceedingly valuable, or they can be beyond worthless. You’ve probably rolled your eyes at company values at some point. Every time I see a list like “quality, integrity, and re ...
11/01/19November 1, 2019(a year ago)
2 min read

Mux Contributor Program

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
Mux officially has a contributor program! We have a lot of open source repos and we love accepting contributions from outside developers. One obvious place to contribute is our open sourced API SDKs ...
Why we speak
09/24/19September 24, 2019(a year ago)
3 min read

Why we speak

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
At Mux, we encourage everyone across all teams to participate in speaking opportunities. Read about why we feel so strongly about its value.
What’s coming at Mux
08/14/19August 14, 2019(a year ago)
6 min read

What’s coming at Mux

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Mux announced this morning that we’ve raised $20M in Series B funding from Evolution, Accel, Y Combinator, and others. On one level, we’re really excited about this. Evolution, Accel, and YC are all ...
Dylan Jhaveri: Why I Joined Mux
08/08/19August 8, 2019(a year ago)
4 min read

Dylan Jhaveri: Why I Joined Mux

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
Having worked in the video streaming space for the past 4 years at Crowdcast, I’ve been following the ecosystem closely. Mux first came on my radar in 2018.
How Mux Routed Around a Major Network Outage
07/22/19July 22, 2019(a year ago)
4 min read

How Mux Routed Around a Major Network Outage

Scott Kidderby Scott Kidder
Learn how Mux Video performed during the Verizon BGP networking incident, and how dynamic CDN selection can help reduce the impact of network outages.
Now is the right time to join Mux
04/03/19April 3, 2019(2 years ago)
4 min read

Now is the right time to join Mux

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Mux is hiring for a number of positions right now - everything from engineering to sales to customer success. We're hiring because Mux is growing. We tripled the business in 2018, and think we might ...
How we got a 3-letter domain on a startup budget
03/13/18March 13, 2018(3 years ago)
6 min read

How we got a 3-letter domain on a startup budget

Lauren Whiteby Lauren White
Are you starting a new business or rebranding, and wondering how to get a coveted short domain? Our story at Mux can help you negotiate a deal structure that works for you.
Build vs. buy: patterns and antipatterns
03/13/18March 13, 2018(3 years ago)
6 min read

Build vs. buy: patterns and antipatterns

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Build or buy? This decision gets made dozens of times every year by engineering teams, small and large. It's an important decision, affecting roadmaps, productivity, team composition, and customer ha ...
Monitoring and Architecting for Failure at Mux
05/05/17May 5, 2017(3 years ago)
8 min read

Monitoring and Architecting for Failure at Mux

Matt Wardby Matt Ward
Regardless of your background, you probably have experienced some kind of failure, but did you know exactly when and how that failure happened?
Video is exploding and Mux raises a Series A
04/18/17April 18, 2017(4 years ago)
5 min read

Video is exploding and Mux raises a Series A

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Mux has raised a $9M Series A funding round from Accel. We’ve created the most accurate and actionable analytics platform for video performance.
Why the creators of Zencoder and Video.js started Mux
08/31/16August 31, 2016(4 years ago)
4 min read

Why the creators of Zencoder and Video.js started Mux

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
For the last seven months, Mux has been hard at work on a performance analytics platform for online video publishers. Our product gives customers like PBS, IGN , and Funny or Die more informatio ...
Introducing Mux (the blog)
08/17/16August 17, 2016(4 years ago)
1 min read

Introducing Mux (the blog)

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Welcome to the Mux blog! Stay tuned for company news, product updates, and articles about online video technology and performance. In the meantime, here are some helpful resources. Sign up for Mux Do ...