A few questions I can't find in archive...

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Fri Feb 27 22:55:19 GMT 2004

>-----Message d'origine-----
>De : Nick Nelson [mailto:nnelson at 1SEO.NET]
>Envoyé : 27 février, 2004 17:48
>Objet : Re: A few questions I can't find in archive...
>There were some tests ran on the two different servers I'm considering,
>with multiple Operating Systems, here's the results via unixbench:
>dual xeon with RH9: 290.2
>opteron with RH9: 403.8
>opteron with Fedora: 461.8
>As you can see, Opteron with Fedora performed very well on the setup
>I'll be intending to use it, I'm not positive if it's the 2.6 kernel or
>not. I'm going to purchase a few sendmail books, as I'm familar with
>Exim, however it appears at least to me that with wanting to 
>use it as a
>'mailhub' sendmail is a better (more popular?) option. I also noticed
>that MailWatch worked with Sendmail only.
>So I'm still floating inbetween the two setups, the Opteron is
>definitely the  more affordable at this point for multiple reasons,
>it'll also have RAID when the dual xeon wouldn't most likely.

What you might want to try if you don't want to spend too much on disk drives, it 
use a 3ware card www.3ware.com with WD Raptors.  Raptors are 10K IDE drive.  Probably a scsi drive inside with an IDE interface and a 5 year warranty.

>Thanks a lot, I've already answered most of my questions..as far as
>mailertables go and what not.

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