[Icecast] icecast and smp

Taymour A. El Erian taymour.elerian
Wed Jun 16 23:53:42 PDT 2004



Michael Smith wrote:

>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
>
You say you have tested it on 3k users, what was the bitrate, were those
concurrent ?. What were the specs. of the machine ?

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