scaling of DNS & mail servers

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at
Fri Mar 30 11:44:36 UTC 2001

At 8:12 AM -0500 3/30/01, Thomas Duterme wrote:

>  Oops, sorry.  The throughput for each server on a busy day is about
>  200-250K messages/day.

	On the right configuration of machine, I can easily do a million 
messages per day, without breaking a sweat.  But it's all dependant 
on the disk I/O subsystem and how the filesystem is laid out on top 
of that.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at>

/*        efdtt.c  Author:  Charles M. Hannum <root at>          */
/*       Represented as 1045 digit prime number by Phil Carmody         */
/*     Prime as DNS cname chain by Roy Arends and Walter Belgers        */
/*                                                                      */
/*     Usage is:  cat title-key scrambled.vob | efdtt >clear.vob        */
/*   where title-key = "153 2 8 105 225" or other similar 5-byte key    */

dig|perl -ne'if(/^x/){s/[x.]//g;print pack(H124,$_)}'

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