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

Taymour A El Erian
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