[icecast] Icecast or Apache streaming for static files?

Scott Manley scott at myplay.com
Mon Jun 4 16:47:05 UTC 2001

Glen Scott wrote:
> Hi,
> A simple question, that I would appreciate some opinions on:
> What are the advantages for using Icecast to stream static MP3 files
> rather than just letting Apache handle the streaming?

Icecast has a lower performance overhead, I can push more streams with
icecast than I can with a straight Apache.

Scott Manley (AKA Szyzyg)
Streaming Media Hacker

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