Minimum hardware capacity for 35k e-mail scans/day

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Nov 20 19:22:36 GMT 2007

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Alex Broens wrote:
> On 11/20/2007 7:08 PM, Julian Field wrote:
>> Another criticism of SDBM: I just tried converting my Bayes db files 
>> (670Mb) to SDBM and they grew by more than a factor of 3 ! (2048Mb)
> imho, a 670MB Bayes DB is a massive perfomance hog.
> Using autolearn and expiring every night, I doubt you'd really need 
> more than the default settings. You'd probably be surprised how fast 
> SA will process your mail with a less than 50 MB token file.
> If you are counting the Bayes_seen file, this irrelevant and can be 
> deleted unless you need sa-learn to "forget" msgs.
Yes, I was. Good to know I can just delete this. Can you just confirm 
that deleting the bayes_seen* files is safe, before I do it?



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