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Re: cyrus-imap



On Fri, 7 May 2004 14:20, Ken Snider <ksnider flarn com> wrote:
> Anyone have any information (anecdotal or otherwise) on the performance of
> cyrus versus UW-IMAPd on really big mailboxes (more than 1 gig/30k
> messages)? Or is this exclusively a function of mailbox format?

If you use mbox or mbox+ formats then performance will suck terribly on large 
mail boxes.  For decent performance you need either Maildir or a database, 
although I suspect that most mail servers will have some performance issues 
with such a large mailbox regardless of format.

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