Quoting <200006141922.e5EJM4Z31911 at ogma.tuatha.org>
by Colm Buckley <colm at tuatha.org>:
>> Hey, folks -
>> Just wondering whether anyone has real experience of running Linux on a
> 4- or 8- way Xeon system. Any gotchas? Does performance scale well
> with CPUs? The system in question is likely to be a high-performance
> mail relay, running a carefully-tuned exim... I'm hoping that, given
> enough CPU and RAM (say 4 Xeons and 4GB), I'll be able to handle
> something like 80,000 emails per hour.
I seem to recall people getting ~20 messages per second on an Ultra 5
(single IDE disk, UFS logging) with postfix, so you should be fine if
you've proper disks.
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