using cassandra as backend storage instead of filesystem
ram at netcore.co.in
Tue Sep 1 00:52:34 EDT 2015
We have been using cyrus for quiet sometime now. I guess , now we have
to move from traditional file based storage to more distributable models
The benefits are tremendous , since that automatically provides for
hardware redundancy and scalability.
For even slightly large setups , typically more that 200+ users using
cyrus with multiple servers becomes necessary both for redundancy and
Current methods , using NGINX proxy etc are kludgy, and dont provide
real redundancy in h/w terms.
If Cyrus could use a cassandra like backed to store the mails and
probably use cassandra lucene index then we could scale to any number of
Is there any work going on , on these lines?
I guess similar work is going on for dovecot imap servers, quick google
search did lead to some results
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