[Icecast] Server Requirements

"Thomas B. Rücker" dm8tbr at afthd.tu-darmstadt.de
Wed Dec 13 10:18:10 PST 2006


davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk schrieb:
>> 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 the
> encoding is done clientside? Under what circumstance would the encoding load
> be server-side? On-demand delivery?
> 
nope, on demand is simple http file serving. (Sidenote: it's not as 
performant as apache)

Icecast will never really do any "encoding".
Sysload will be introduced if you run an separate encoder (e.g. ices2) 
on the same box.

Cheers

Thomas


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