best filesystem for imap server
geniusj at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 17:20:15 EST 2004
On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 16:29:16 -0500 (EST), John Madden
<jmadden at ivytech.edu> wrote:
> > Anyone know anything about Cyrus performance on UFS or the Veritas file
> > system, VXFS?
> UFS is an utter nightmare, particularly with an IMAP load. I've never run
> cyrus in particular on it, but knowing how it handles directories with
> lots of small files... Well, let's just say it's like ext2/3 without the
> horsepower. Veritas, I hear, is supposed to be quite good at these
> things, but again, I haven't seen it personally.
Is this strictly referencing UFS on Solaris? Or is this also true
with UFS on *BSD where UFS_DIRHASH is present?
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