[Dovecot] DoveCot compression to save HDD space

Host Expert tehnic at hostexpert.ro
Wed Feb 14 16:17:31 UTC 2007


I am thinking on RAID1 and also on compression... To maximise number of 

> 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
> Oliver
> 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

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