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Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Mon Jul 11 10:17:05 MDT 2005


On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 10:09 -0600, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 09:53 -0600, Corey Edwards wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 09:48 -0600, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 09:22 -0600, Jason Hall wrote:
> > > > The only problem is that it seems to not handle 
> > > > larger numbers of users/load nearly as well as courier does.
> > > 
> > > How many users would you consider "large"?
> > 
> > Our server handles about 4 logins per second without breaking a sweat.
> > The real problem isn't Courier but the disk I/O. RAID with many disks
> > will be your friend.
> 
> I don't think Jason is saying that Courier is the problem but the
> solution.  Are you saying that you get great results with Courier?  If
> so, you seem to be agreeing with him.  Are you using Dovcot or Courier?
> Please clarify.

While I try hard not to agree with Jason, in this case I can't avoid it.
I do have great results with Courier. I was saying that our server's
problems have nothing to do with Courier and everything to do with I/O.

Corey
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