[Icecast] list of features and question to technology

Thomas B. Ruecker dm8tbr at afthd.tu-darmstadt.de
Wed Apr 11 00:50:40 PDT 2007


Anton Berg wrote:
> Moreover, I was thinking if and how the following scenario is solved: suppose I'd like to stream 1000 different songs at one time, i.e. 1000 user will listen to different mp3s hosted by my streaming server. 

This is not what icecast was built for. Icecast does live streaming and
scales well while doing that.
What you are asking for is on demand streaming. Apache plus optional
addons will do a much better job there.

Cheers

Thomas


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