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Re: [Linux-cluster] High availability mail system



On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 11:58, Rainer Duffner wrote:

> But only on a "sane" NFS-platform, most likely Solaris, or FreeBSD - 
> don't waste your time with Linux-NFS...
> 
> 
> >Do you know about any mailsystem that distribute mail over NFS and do you have any links to performance data?
> >  
> >
> 
> The shared-storage mail-systems only scale to a certain point. The 
> numbers are in the 300k-500k ballpark. After that, you have to go 
> distributed.
> If you have millions of users, go qmail-ldap.

Linux-based NFS shared-storage mail systems are capable of scaling well
beyond that. I've seen such a system handling millions of mailboxes.

-- 
Howard Johnson


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