[Icecast] Help for 5000 clients server + 50 sources

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Wed Feb 2 17:48:03 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2 Feb 2011, owl700 at gmail.com wrote:

> To: icecast at xiph.org
> From: "owl700 at gmail.com" <owl700 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Icecast] Help for 5000 clients server + 50 sources
> Hi, i need a server for 5000 clients and 50 sources at the same time
> Can you help me to choose the right server?
> I was thinking this one
> PowerEdge R710
> n.2 x Intel Xeon E5502 (1,86GHz, cache 4MB, 4,86 GT/s QPI)
> 2GB Memory for 1CPU (2x1GB Single Rank UDIMMs) 1066MHz 2 X 146GB SAS
> 15.000rpm 3,5" hd hot-plug PERC 6/i RAID controller 256MB PCIe 2x4
> 1 gbit network card
> Thanks

Hi Owl.

So are you saying you actually want 5,000 clients to 
connect to your own-built server, with 50 output streams?

Do you have enough internet bandwidth to support all these 

Kind Regards,

Keith Roberts


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