[Dovecot] DoveCot compression to save HDD space

Oliver Schulze L. oliver at samera.com.py
Wed Feb 14 16:12:17 UTC 2007

Compression will save you storage space, but will cost you CPU 
processing power.
If you have many users, you may want to trow a cheap raid1 in your server
before upgrading your CPU to expensive a quad-core

But is a nice idea for a small workgroup server


Host Expert wrote:
> Hello,
> I am wondering if there are any possibilities to save HDD space used 
> by emails by compressing content (not just attachements).
> It would be many 1000s email boxes and probably each using lot of 
> space so would be easier if we can just compress emails somehow.
> Thanks,
> Cristian

Oliver Schulze L.   | Get my e-mail after a captcha in:
Asuncion - Paraguay | http://tinymailto.com/oliver 

More information about the dovecot mailing list