[Icecast] Server Requirements

chiapas at aktivix.org chiapas at aktivix.org
Wed Dec 13 16:37:15 UTC 2006

hi david

On 12/12/06, davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk <davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking to stream a large amount of conncurrent connects and want to
> use icecast probably on a CentOS base. The bandwidth requirements are over
> 60 Mbps before any overheads, I'm looking at using some Dell SC1425 machines
> but am not sure how many I'd need, I'd appreciated hearing your experiences
> and suggestions.

this is probably of some tangential relevance:


Oddsock tested up to 14,000 concurrent users - but it was only
listeners that were tested for.  it would be great to see another test
to simulate concurrent encoders and listeners.

anyway, Icecast appears to scale very nicely.



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