[Icecast] About server load

Michael Smith mlrsmith at gmail.com
Thu May 26 04:15:57 PDT 2005

> NOW MY QUESTION is about server load, which you didn't mention on the
> website. Could you please tell me how much server load should i expect if
> ie; there are 100 end-users listening radio live, how much memory would use
> icecast? 

Icecast uses fairly trivial amounts of memory and cpu - not enough to
concern anyone.

What is usually of concern is the bandwidth usage - since icecast is a
unicast system, your bandwidth usage will increase linearly with the
number of clients connected.


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