[icecast] Icecast2 memory requirements
ross.levis at cchlawbase.co.nz
Sun Mar 9 16:58:53 PST 2003
Mmmm. On 2nd thought, I believe I have my decimal points in the wrong
place. We would need 100's of T1 connnections.
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> Subject: [icecast] Icecast2 memory requirements
> I mentioned the other day about a new company I'm involved
> with setting up 1000's of streams using Vorbis. This appears
> to be the favoured format now so that is good news. They are
> also investigating hosting the IceCast server(s) at their own
> premices rather than using a stream hosting provider.
> It was mentioned that 1000's of streams could likely be
> processed by IceCast2 on the same PC (2Ghz or more) and the
> bottleneck would be the Internet bandwidth required for the
> number of listeners.
> I would like estimates of the amount of RAM required on the
> PC per stream and per listener. The streams will all average
> 32kb/s. Any ideas?
> If we take an example of 1000 streams with 30 listeners each
> = 30000 individual streams @ 32kb/s = 960Mb/s. That doesn't
> sound like too much. One T1 connection will handle that
> easily. But will IceCast and one CPU handle that?
> Ross Levis.
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