MURDER : tuning for increasing load

John Madden jmadden at
Tue May 24 09:48:23 EDT 2005

> I have to deal with increasing charge of by now 500 users that will grow
> up to 100 000.
> All mailboxes exist, for a 65Mb mailboxes.db on mupdate

Is murder even necessary for such a configuration?  Based on the numbers on Cyrus'
pages, I assumed 200k accounts on one big, beefy box would be ok (and management
more easily swallowed "4 CPU box with 8 GB RAM" than they did "lots of little


John Madden
UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech State College
jmadden at

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