FW: [Icecast] Server Requirements

davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk
Wed Dec 13 20:58:09 UTC 2006

Hi J,

>Hi David, 
>Do you know of a flash player that works for icecast and IE7?

Whilst I've never used the software myself I came across Wimpy via the Icecast

You may want to give it a try.



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>From: icecast-bounces at xiph.org [mailto:icecast-bounces at xiph.org] On Behalf
>Of davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk
>Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 11:49 AM
>To: icecast at xiph.org
>Subject: Re: [Icecast] Server Requirements
>Hi Chip,
>>hi david
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm looking to stream a large amount of conncurrent connects and want
>>> use icecast probably on a CentOS base. The bandwidth requirements are
>>> 60 Mbps before any overheads, I'm looking at using some Dell SC1425
>>> but am not sure how many I'd need, I'd appreciated hearing your
>>> and suggestions.
>>this is probably of some tangential relevance:
>Thanks for the link I will have a good look through. At first glance it's
>looking impressive.
>>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.
>Am I right in thinking when using the likes of SAM, Oddcast, Simplecast
>encoding is done clientside? Under what circumstance would the encoding
>be server-side? On-demand delivery?
>>anyway, Icecast appears to scale very nicely.
>It looks that way.
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