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  1. #1
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    Jul 2012

    Default server requirement


    i am new to streaming and i want to use wowza transcoder.

    i have 2 bitrates - 900kbps and 300 kbps streams.

    and the total users are around 200 to 400

    can you please tell me .. is the following server enough ?

    Sandy Bridge-EP Single XEON E5 2603
    32gb ram
    1 Gbps port

    please guide me.


  2. #2


    Hello jedida,

    Welcome to the forums.

    With modern servers usually the bottleneck is bandwidth. Your maximum bandwidth utilization would be 900kbps * 400 = 360,000kbps = 360Mbps. So a 1000Mbps NIC is more than sufficient.

    You can see Transcoder Benchmarks here.

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