MS Performance

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at PROLOCATION.NET
Wed Jul 9 18:15:23 IST 2003


> > Tried that but it doesn't seem to help. I've put another 128 MB of RAM
> > of 256MB. With or without tmpfs I can get a maximum of 1.72 scanned
> > per second (103 msg/min). It seems to be a limit of the CPU and not of
> > Could someone confirm or confute this?

> Im running a Pentium 3 700Mhz + 256MB ram on RH 8.0 sendmail/f-prot with
> spamassassin 2.55, dcc and razor on a ext3 filesystem. Mailscanner processed
> 13.1K messages in 1 day. And a significant amount of that was during working
> hours. (See pic)

I am processing around 600.000 messages on two dual xeon machines, daily,
with peaks to 800.000-1.000.000 daily. I think MS is doing just fine :)

Most of the time its a matter of the test setup also that is limiting the
figures. Also some tweaking on the machines wont harm...


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