[CentOS] Which imapd?
heinlein at madboa.com
Mon Oct 24 15:42:21 UTC 2005
On Mon, 24 Oct 2005, Chris Mauritz wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
>> > And it works well. I've been using postfix since 1998-ish and
>> > haven't even considered going back to sendwhale since. Postfix
>> > is faster (by a rather wide margin) and much easier to maintain.
>> > And now I don't have to speak in tongues (M4) to edit my config
>> > files. 8-)
>> Really? Did you have some empirical evidence for this performance
>> difference or was this a subjective conclusion by someone what
>> apparently never got the m4 macro concept down?
> Yes, I did head to head comparisons about 5 years go on the same
> hardware. Postfix was the fastest, qmail was next, and sendmail was
> slowest. I believe I've also seen similar benchmarks posted on the
> net. I had to do independent testing to satisfy a skeptical
> consulting cilent.
In the systems I administer -- small sites, to be sure -- the MTA
itself doesn't impact the speed of delivery nearly as much as
anti-virus and anti-spam scanners.
Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> www.madboa.com
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