MS Performance

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at PROLOCATION.NET
Fri Jul 11 08:07:51 IST 2003


> >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...

> I'm interested in what kind of performance people are getting with sendmail
> and MS. I'm about to design a system built on redhat and sendmail which
> will handle lots of relaying (500k-1mil email daily approx)

This is sendmail.

> I'd rather use sendmail but if the performance gain with exim really is 3
> to 1 that might be the road we haveto take.

No, tests that i did showed sendmail is able to do about the same, but you
have to tweak sendmail a little for that.


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