Performance question...

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at
Tue Feb 24 23:16:18 EST 2004

On Tue, 24 Feb 2004, Michael J Barber wrote:
> His test system is a Pentium 200 with less than 10 users and just auto generated
> test messages.  The mail boxes were growing to least with the
> Courier setup.

Oh. Yeah, that is a scenario where Courier might just be faster than Cyrus.
But if it was way faster, something was indeed wrong with the Cyrus install.

> Any other info would be great and thanks for the note.
> BTW the eventual production system is a dual Xeon 3.0GHz with 4GB ram and 15K
> drives for about 5000 users.

Jeez, I have 35k users in the same class of server, using Cyrus.  Granted,
the usage profile of these users is a low-connection-count one.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh
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