[icecast-dev] load balancing

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue Feb 10 16:44:09 PST 2004

On Tuesday 10 February 2004 23:47, Enrico Minack wrote:
> I made some tests and it turned out that Winamp, mpg123 and even MS Media
> Player are capable of handling HTTP-Location responses properly. Therefore
> it might be possible to implement an load balancing feature without having
> changes on client side.
> This is what I thought of:
> client requirements:
> - handling HTTP 302 response status together with HTTP-Location attribute
> properly
> server requirements:
> - Slave - telling the Master how many clients are connected
> - Master - using Slave information to fulfill load balancing algortihm
> What do you think?

This sounds like it could be useful for some users. Do you want to send us a 


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