[Icecast] Calculator

Xabier Oneca -- xOneca xoneca+icecast at gmail.com
Thu Jul 4 23:04:51 PDT 2013


And to complete the question, I think ices/butt will consume the same
bandwidth. Same CPU/RAM too?

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Xabier Oneca_,,_
El 05/07/2013 07:54, Thomas B. Rücker <thomas at ruecker.fi> escribió:

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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?
>
> Cheers
>
> Thomas
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