OT - Re: hunting the fatty
rick at havokmon.com
Wed Nov 11 16:20:07 UTC 2015
Quoting mancyborg at gmail.com:
> On Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:50:29 -0600
> Rick Romero <rick at havokmon.com> wrote:
>> This is a horrible subject line. I've been trying to resolve a DDOS
>> issue, and ignoring a lot of email.
>> Here I had been thinking this was a sex-spam, and I just got around to
>> wondering why the spam system isn't working quite right and they kept
>> coming in. :P
>> Not sure if this was suggested, but use SSD's. With a ton of mail
>> combined with Maildir random reads/writes, SSD's are like night and day.
> Very sorry about nasty subject ;)
> Btw is it worth the offload on i/o by having some Dovecot index or cache
> on an SSD ?
Lately I've separated the indexes onto another SSD-based volume, just to
save read/writes, but I don't think it actually improved anything.
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