[Dovecot] Dovecot performance under high load (vs. Courier)

Michael M Slusarz slusarz at curecanti.org
Fri Jun 22 00:58:01 EEST 2012

Quoting Ed W <lists at wildgooses.com>:

> I think the conclusion is that imapproxy is not necessary.  There  
> are some advantages (eg with high network latency between web and  
> imap server, and reducing apparent login count), and some  
> disadvantages (extra complexity, slowdown)

Not entirely true.  See this thread:


Thread in short: imapproxy provides benefits for more MUAs that take  
advantage of the XIMAPPROXY feature (only IMP, AFAIK), and Timo is/was  
considering adding a similar state saving feature to Dovecot 2.2.


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