[icecast] A large streaming project
djsnm at djsnm.com
Thu Feb 27 00:32:10 PST 2003
SOunds like whate we deployed at myplay.com - we had thousands of streams
available but many of them would have zero listeners - so rather than
sourcing that many I built a demand based streaming system that built the
streams when they were delivered.
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From: "Ross Levis" <ross at stationplaylist.com>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 11:36 PM
Subject: Re: [icecast] A large streaming project
<p>> Jack Moffitt wrote
> >8000 streams is quite a lot. Not to mention the amount of music you
> >would need to make the content in 8000 streams more than trivial :)
> >Or do you just mean 8000 simultaneous listeners? Because that is quite
> >a different problem.
> No 8000 streams, but that could take a few years to obtain. Probably
> around 2000 in the first year and they won't be just music either.
> Content will be provided by thousands the DJ's employed from all over
> the world to provide 2 hours a day of programming including
> announcements and advertisements.
> I've been employed to write software to help the DJ's compile their
> shows, and at our end, compile the playlists for each station and
> control the playout software. The first stations should start appearing
> in a couple of months.
> Michael Smith wrote:
> > The only major thing is this: do they require RTP (multicast)?
> Can you explain what this is and it's benefits? I tried googling it but
> didn't find anything useful.
> Ross Levis.
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