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

ken.fallon at gmail.com ken.fallon at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 05:31:04 PDT 2013


The hprvps is a monster of a machine and is available to be the IceCast
Relay Server.

Ken.

On 2013-10-16 14:23, Kevin Wisher wrote:
> 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
> <mailto: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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