Chief Twit Brings UStream Down

After I saw about 630 viewers on Leo Laporte’s U-Stream of his Tech Guy show it went down. I think the UStream server did pretty well. Apparently the local one will take 1000 concurrent viewers – so now now the ‘server is full’. I hear that there is a backup for this, using a dedicated CDN provider. If you didn’t realise it, much of Chris Pirillo’s U-Stream output from Podcast Hotel has been coming form the dedicated service.

Here’s how it went down.
(BTW: Someone asked Leo to put the keyboard on his head – so he did 😉 )
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I’m sure that Brad from U-Stream has more to worry about at this time – I hear a baby is imminent! Good luck with EVERYTHING!!! 🙂

2 Responses to “Chief Twit Brings UStream Down”


  1. 1 Ryan April 21, 2007 at 11:45 pm

    It must have been the “keyboard on head” moment. The Digg kids got too excited.

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7830051997500103834

  2. 2 Chris Yeh April 22, 2007 at 12:52 am

    Ustream bows to the power of Digg! We’re sending the guys out to buy more servers.

    –Chris Yeh (Ustream investor)


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