Stable Mail Server And Web Mail

Mel Flynn mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at
Sat May 30 16:50:50 UTC 2009

On Saturday 30 May 2009 18:05:12 Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > Depends on your usage. I'd say for SMTP table lookups, MySQL can out
> > perform PostgreSQL, unless one uses persistent connections (postfix
> > proxy-map to be on topic). The reason for this is that the connection
> > start up for MySQL has lower overhead then for PostgreSQL.
> for just quick searching of keys isn't just berkeley DB or maybe sqlite
> the best. there will be no connecting at all.
> anyway sqlite is much more useful

Only for single machine installs as I wouldn't recommend sqlite over NFS to 
share the database.
The idea was to have one machine (or a replicated cluster) with a database and 
several mail servers getting their information from there. It's less about 
performance, more about a preference of how you want to manage your 

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