info at a-wing.co.uk
Wed Jul 13 13:10:31 EEST 2005
Peter Evans wrote:
> Dominic Marks (dom at goodforbusiness.co.uk) wrote:
> Because you might, just possibly want performance that
> doesn't resemble mollasses in midwinter?
> Optionally, you might even want something where the response
> time is deterministic.
> Points at the company mail system here for a prime example
> of why not to use mysql. But then again, this is actually
> a prime example of "it works, but we don't know how."
We use mysql here as it makes a perfect integration with the rest of our
systems, we have over 6000 mail accounts (probably closer to 7000 now)
on it and the mysql lookup time is pretty much instant, the load never
goes above 0.5 on the systems (2x1GHz Epias on round robin with
replicated databases on each) and most of that is because the POP/IMAP
servers are also round robin MX servers so Exim can take a chunk out of
Andrew Hutchings (A-Wing) - Linux Guru
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punishable. Then howcome people can sell Microsoft software and go
unpunished?" - Hasse Skrifvars
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