[Icecast] Large Amount of Listeners

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Thu Sep 14 08:37:11 UTC 2006

On 9/14/06, Nicolas Cohen <nicolas at smileandsoft.com.ar> wrote:
> I have to setup an online radio to support 5K users initially and grow into
> 80k users later.
> 1.Has anyone any tips on this?
> 2.Would you recommend serving more than 2000 listeners on a single server?

More than 2K is trivial. 5K is simple. 10K is straightforward. For
more than 20K, you will need multiple servers.

Icecast has no built-in redundancy or load-balancing features.


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