FW: [Icecast] Server Requirements

davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk davidhooper at tiscali.co.uk
Wed Dec 13 12:58:09 PST 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
forum:
http://forum.icecast.org/viewtopic.php?p=2822&

You may want to give it a try.

>j

Regards,
David

>-----Original Message-----
>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
>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:
>>
>>http://www.icecast.org/loadtest1.php
>
>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
the
>encoding is done clientside? Under what circumstance would the encoding
load
>be server-side? On-demand delivery?
>
>>anyway, Icecast appears to scale very nicely.
>
>It looks that way.
>
>>cheers
>>
>>Chip
>
>Thanks,
>David
>
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