"Thomas B. Rücker"
thomas at ruecker.fi
Thu Jul 4 22:54:07 PDT 2013
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On 07/04/2013 07:49 PM, Scott Winterstein wrote:
> How do I calculate bandwidth needs and processor, memory needs to find
> possible user configurations of say 6GB Bandwidth a month 2.3 dual
> proc 4gig memory for 128k stream feed?
With Icecast the basic rule is:
- you run out of bandwidth before anything else
The rest is fairly simple bandwidth math.
Just keep in mind:
128kbit/s = 16kbytes/s
Also take into account TCP/IP/Ethernet overhead. I don't have a hard
number at hand, but I'd just multiply stream bandwidth by 1.1 or 1.2.
I'm a bit surprised at the low monthly data volume of 6GB you state, as
that is unusually low for a hosting arrangement nowadays and translates
to 5500 broadcasting minutes (about 0.13 average listeners 24/7/30).
Or did you mean something else than hosting an Icecast server?
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