Rainer Duffner wrote:
when going the "Maildir on NFS for clustering"-route, is using NetApp
Filers still considered "state of the art" or has something better emerged?
From a price-point, I'd rather use FreeBSD, but the fact that there's
no real volume-manager makes it unusable for our purposes.
I've actually mailed Blue Arc about their hardware, but despite not
being in the black, they didn't feel it necessary to answer my query.
Does anybody have any sizing-information? NetApp offers a lot of
hardware and even the entry-level stuff is not cheap.
I'd like to know how many deliveries/h one can make e.g. with a small
No idea about a NetApp, but my backend is a Sun Enterprise. I connect to
my toasters (three of them) via a 1gb network. I can deliver 8-13k
messages an hour, per toaster. I have seen traffic at the level of
20-25k apiece. I can't give MTRG stats for the interface as the traffic
includes webmail, spamc connections, mysql connections, etc.
The Sun box has no trouble keeping up even though it is a older box with
Volume managers for FreeBSD, do you mean Vinum? CCD? GEOM?