mailboxes.db backend comparison

Wesley Craig wes at
Thu May 18 20:34:15 EDT 2006

On 18 May 2006, at 12:11, Andrew Morgan wrote:
> On Wed, 17 May 2006, Wesley Craig wrote:
>> On 17 May 2006, at 14:21, Andrew Morgan wrote:
>>> My most recent test was to rebuild the mupdate master  
>>> mailboxes.db from my backend server.
>>> skiplist - 20-25 minutes
>>> berkeley - 3 minutes
>> How long does it take to LIST the contents of each database?
> I don't know of a way to test this on the mupdate master, so  
> instead I converted one of my frontends from skiplist to berkeley.   
> A simple "lm" command in cyradm took approximately 15 seconds for  
> both formats.

Any difference in the resources (CPU, disk IO) consumed?  Perhaps do  
"lm" 10-20 times to get enough data to demonstrate a difference.


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