which quota backend for cyrus imapd?

Bron Gondwana brong at fastmail.fm
Thu Aug 6 17:48:06 EDT 2015

On Sat, Jul 25, 2015, at 01:49, Thomas Jarosch wrote:
> Hi,
> which quota backend is the recommended backend nowadays?
> Obvious candidates are "quotalegacy" and "skiplist".
> quotalegacy has per-user files while "skiplist"
> would use one central file for all users,
> which means more lock contention.
> The man page entry for "quota_db" doesn't give
> any explanation which backend to prefer.
> Which backend is used at Fastmail? :)

Quotalegacy.  And for precisely the reason you might imagine - lower lock contention :)


  Bron Gondwana
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