[Dovecot] architecture to handle 1000 messages per second?
tss at iki.fi
Sat Jan 2 00:52:37 EET 2010
On 1.1.2010, at 17.23, Bob Eastbrook wrote:
> More information: imagine an app which processes orders for concert
> tickets via email. The app connects to a server via POP or IMAP,
> downloads orders, and then deletes them from the server. There aren't
> thousands of users simultaneously accessing and searching their mail,
> but rather only one account (orders at example.com) but thousands of
> emails per second.
How about delivering the messages to multiple different servers, then your app connects to all of the servers separately and downloads the mails? As to how to get them to different servers .. maybe it would simply work to add/remove MX DNS records as needed?
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