[Dovecot] Dovecot and SSD

Bryan Vyhmeister dovecot at bsdjournal.net
Thu Jul 29 04:32:27 EEST 2010

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 7:19 PM, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> I'd think that with SSD mdbox would make less sense, since fragmentation isn't so much of a problem with SSDs. I've no benchmarks, but I wouldn't be surprised if sdbox performance was faster. In any case mdbox requires an extra index file that sdbox doesn't, which also increases disk writes.

I didn't realize that sdbox would be faster in that scenario. Maybe
this has already been covered but is mdbox generally slower than sdbox
or is that just in this scenario. Thanks for your response.


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