LIST is slow for 35K mailboxes
blake at ispn.net
Tue Oct 9 10:22:27 EDT 2007
Joseph Brennan wrote:
> --On Tuesday, October 9, 2007 14:19 +0100 Ian G Batten
> <ian.batten at uk.fujitsu.com> wrote:
>> We have ~35K mailboxes (as reported by ctl_mboxlist -d | wc -l), and
>> the LIST takes upwards of 5 minutes. The imapd spins as much CPU as
>> it can get hold of, too.
> We have 1,117,961 mailboxes in a murder. It takes about 1 second
> to do LIST "" * and oddly enough it takes longer, 7 seconds, to do
> ctl_mboxlist -d | wc -l
> Sorry this doesn't help solve your problem but it proves it should
> be a lot faster than that.
> Joseph Brennan
> Columbia University Information Technology
Could database type differences (or contention) be an issue here? What
database format are each of you using?
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