[Icecast] Server Requirements

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue Dec 12 11:10:35 UTC 2006

On 12/12/06, davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk <davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> I had redundancy in mind, but wasn't sure a single server could manage such
> outputs, so two 1425s loadbalancing the streams would do this job comfortably?

Very comfortably. Neither will be at all stressed by load levels like
this. Icecast scales to MUCH higher load levels pretty well, the
numbers you're looking at are very easy.

> Now to worry about getting  a low latency 80M connection or two 40M's If
> I use round robin dns for connections I could have the servers in geographically
> separate locations, right?

I don't know much about setting up DNS. Out of scope for icecast itself :-)


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