Skiplist / best practice for 2.1 branch
weon at digitalwave.co.kr
Mon Nov 18 21:37:17 EST 2002
First of all, I used skiplist for mailboxes.db with imap-2.1.9 for better performance.
But, I found sometimes the db gone to be corrupted, so I had to make a daily backup.
As the author wrote in the skiplist code, there would be some bug.
I think care must be taken to use skiplist so far.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Pushor [mailto:timp at crossthread.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 3:08 AM
> To: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
> Subject: Skiplist / best practice for 2.1 branch
> Hello, and I must first apologize because I know that what I
> am asking
> has been covered before, but I am having a difficult time finding
> information in the archives.
> I am still running the 1.6 branch on all of my production
> servers, and
> want to bring everything up to 2.1. I have resisted thus far
> for a few
> reasons, one being reported problems with Sleepycat DB (as
> well as grief
> trying to get all the software on my system to use one particular
> version of DB).
> I have done some research on the skiplist algorithm, but am wondering
> about the cyrus implementation. Is it stable?
> What is the current recommended/best practice for configuring 2.1.10?
> Which components should be DB as compared to skiplist?
> duplicate? mboxlist? seen? subs? tls?
> I definately favor reliability over performance.
> Thanks, and pointers to relevant articles or past discussions
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