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Subject: Re: high capacity configuration nightmares
From: Vivek Khera (kherakciLink.com)
Date: Thu Oct 26 2000 - 14:57:37 CDT


>>>>> "PC" == Pere Camps <pereulivatar.com> writes:

PC> a) The disk || cpu. If the performance tools say that's the
PC> problem, then I'll need to get either more boxes, bigger boxes or a
PC> different configured (hardware wise) box.

If you're cramming lots and lots of mail thru your system, your
bottleneck *will* be your disk. Get the fastest ones you can get and
put the fastest file systems on them. I'd recommend some sort of
striped setup to distribute disk load. Perhaps a solid-state disk is
your only answer.

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