[Dovecot] Dovecot vs. Courier-Imap

Adrian Ulrich dovecot at blinkenlights.ch
Sun May 16 09:22:00 EEST 2004


Dovecot performs very well if you have a very huge mailbox.
I have a mailbox with about 30 folders with ~ 8000 messages
per folder (with 200 new messages each day)

Running Courier-Imap, you couldn't access the mailbox, it was
so slooooww. Courier also segfaulted very often.

After switching to dovecot, everything runs fine.
No crash and its FAST.

And dovecot uses less memory/cpu.
It runs also fast enough for my old 486 with 66mhz and 64mb ram.

-- Adrian

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