[Dovecot] dbmail benchmarking

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon May 14 21:16:01 EEST 2007

On Mon, 2007-05-14 at 14:03 -0400, Justin McAleer wrote:
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > I thought I'd try benchmarking with dbmail (v2.2.4) to see how much 
> > slower a SQL backend could actually be. Skip to bottom for the 
> > conclusions.
> >
> > Originally I ran the tests with the databases being in XFS filesystem. 
> > MySQL's performance was horrible. It went 3-7x faster with ext3.
> >
> >
> Timo, what was the hardware you used for this test?

Intel Core 2 6600, 2GB 800MHz memory, Asus P5B, 300GB PATA Seagate disk
with XFS filesystem, ext3 created as a 1GB file inside XFS (once I get
another disk I'll move to ext3 completely).

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