[Hpr] 2013-14 New Years 24-hour show

Kevin Wisher kevin.wisher at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 05:23:33 PDT 2013


The reason for the 2 streaming bots was one was streaming mp3 and the other
was streaming ogg. IIRC, we had multiple icecast servers for each format of
stream and that worked just fine. If all involved believe one format of
stream is all we need, then I agree with your idea.

Kwisher


On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 11:29 PM, George <sndchaser at cerebralrift.org> wrote:

>
> So, I've been thinking about this a bit since we were talking in IRC about
> the problems from last year with the "bots" connecting to each of the
> streaming servers.  Since we have some time, and Bert just said he has an
> IceCast server, I thought I might suggest a different architecture...
>
> Basically, instead of having a "bot" for each of the stream servers, have
> just one bot feeding one of the IceCast servers, and configured that server
> as a relay server to the others...  So instead the layout would look
> something like this:
>
> [Mumble Clients / VoiP] -> [Murmur Server] ->[IceCast Relay Server]-|
>          (Relays From IceCast Server to Public Streams)             |
>   |----------|-----------|------**----|-----------------<-------**------|
> [Stream 1] [Stream 2] [Stream 3] [Stream 4]
>   |            |         |          |
>   |------------|---------|------**----|----<-----[Load Balancer / Front
> End]
>
> This would simplify things a bit by only needing one bot to be on the
> Murmur server, which could be set up so more people have access to restart
> it in case it messes up.  Granted it becomes a single point of failure, but
> last year the problem was that we had several bots that only certain people
> had access to.  This way we can have one bot that we can have 5 or 6 people
> be able to restart.
>
> The IceCast Relay Server would be (at least to my way of thinking) a
> private server only serving the function of relaying to the other stream
> servers.
>
> Anyway, just tossing this out there for discussion.
>
> George
>
>
> On 2013-10-14 18:31, Bert Yerke wrote:
>
>> I still have the icecast server configured from last year. I'll have it
>> going
>> for you.
>>
>> Bert
>>
>> On Monday, October 14, 2013 05:27:52 PM Kevin Wisher wrote:
>>
>>> Hello All,
>>>
>>> We are roughly around 10 weeks away from the next 24-hour New
>>>
>> Year's show.
>>
>>> This a call out for all parties who are interested in helping with this
>>> year's show. We mainly need to make arrangements for a Mumble
>>>
>> server and a
>>
>>> few streaming servers. If you have any of these resources available
>>>
>> then
>>
>>> please send me your name, email address, available resources, and
>>>
>> a
>>
>>> day/time that is convenient for you to meet on-line on a Mumble
>>>
>> server for
>>
>>> organizational purposes.
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>>
>>> Kwisher on IRC
>>>
>>> kevin dot wisher at gmail dot com
>>>
>>
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