[Dovecot] reason to switch to 1.1
chris.laif at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 29 10:22:11 EEST 2008
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 12:42 PM, Cor Bosman <cor at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > It may be good to list your hardware, user count, mailbox backend, and
> > file system information, as I suppose that this kind of improvement is not
> > universal.
> This specific server is a dual core 2.8ghz xeon with hyperthreading
> running on FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE. We have over 1 million mailboxes, with about
> 75,000 daily active users. At peak maybe 20,000 concurrent, in a mix of
> webmail and direct imap. (no POP, thats handled by different software).
> The backend is a NetAPP 6070 with about 170 harddisks. All mail and
> control files are on this netapp, but all indexes are on local disks, and
> we try and make sure customers end up on the same imap server every time.
> As soon as all servers are 1.1 I'll start experimenting with NFS indexes.
Just in case I understand you wrong: You're serving 20k concurrent
users with 1 (one) server?
What mailbox backend are you using? maildir?
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