[Icecast] Large Amount of Listeners

Frank Steinborn steinex at nognu.de
Thu Sep 14 16:00:49 UTC 2006

Michael Smith wrote:
> 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.
> Mike

There are some balancing-features in karlH's branch, have a look at
this thread:


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