[Dovecot] Question about "slow" storage but fast cpus, plenty of ram and dovecot

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Dec 13 14:48:50 EET 2010

On Mon, 2010-12-13 at 10:26 +0100, Javier de Miguel Rodrí­guez wrote:
>      We can throw more hardware to this, let's see if using memory-based 
> indexes (via ramdisk) we get better results. Zlib compression on indexes 
> should be great for this.

Isn't it possible for Linux to compress the ramdisk? It would be a bit
difficult to implement zlib compression for indexes for now. In future
they'll be written to via lib-fs API, which would make compression
possible too by adding a compression middle layer.

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