hardware for cyrus murder

Etienne Goyer etienne.goyer at linuxquebec.com
Tue Nov 11 12:12:12 EST 2003

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 05:27:13PM +0100, Thomas Hager wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-11-11 at 15:23, Etienne Goyer wrote:
> > Very interesting ... I am building a Murder whee we expect a similar
> > load.  Could you expand a bit on the hardware used ?
> we use compaq dl360g3 on all machines. they are equipped with 2x Intel
> Xeon 2.8GHz and 2GB RAM. 4 70GB hdds are configured as 2 raid0 devices.
> one holds the message store, the other holds the system partitions.
> >   Are these machine
> > mostly IO, memory or CPU bound ?
> IO bound. both cpus are 80%-90% idle. memory usage is moderate.

Very interesting ... we expect a similar load (~30K active users) on
similar hardware, except the mupdate master will run on a separate
machine.  I suppose you run your MTAs on the frontend, as such that's
where the bottleneck is ?  How are your backends doing so far ?

Etienne Goyer                    Linux Québec Technologies Inc.
http://www.LinuxQuebec.com       etienne.goyer at linuxquebec.com

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