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Can my server handle this much traffic?

I’m running a node-media-server, which i’m using to handle a live stream. i’m anticipating between 1000 to 3000 live stream viewers. this is my Ubuntu 18.04 configuration: 2 GB Memory / 50 GB Disk / LON1 Ubuntu NodeJS 8.10.0 on 18.04

would this configuration serve my purpose or should i upgrade

Note: i’m asking this because i have no idea what is responsible for handling what. i know networking have a big deal on this, other than that, i wouldn’t know

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Hello,

It really depends on your application. But what you could do is start small and then upgrade in case you notice that the resources are not enough.

Also what I would strongly suggest is stress testing your application and see how it performs under specific number of connections. You could use a tool like Apache Benchmark or Siege and see how your application performs.

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby