[Icecast] icecast and smp

Michael Smith msmith
Wed Jun 16 18:41:39 PDT 2004


On Wednesday 16 June 2004 23:35, Taymour A. El Erian wrote:
> Hi,
>
> ~    I have just installed Ice cast and I really like it. I want to
> stream a radio station which expects 6000 concurrent listener. I was
> thinking of using an SMP machine with Linux running.
> Does Ice cast make use of SMP, does anyone have sizing references .

If you are able to get enough bandwidth for this (6000 listeners requires an
enormous amount) to a single server, then icecast should scale relatively
well. I've not tested it to above 3000 users, but that was on a 400 MHz
single processor machine.

Icecast will make use of SMP (it's internally fairly heavily threaded).

Mike




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