[OpenAFS] Re: cyrus with storage in afs?
Derrick J Brashear
Tue, 26 Jun 2007 15:08:42 -0400 (EDT)
On Tue, 26 Jun 2007, Robert Banz wrote:
> I personally wouldn't want my mail storage on AFS. I say that because, right
> now, it is, and I can't wait to get it off of it. It's caused me nothing but
> problems, because the AFS fileserver doesn't just seem to be "made" to handle
> the transactional intensity of mail-land. We got around a lot of our
> performance issues by moving from a berkeley-based mailspool to a
> maildir-like one a couple years ago, but now are always coming up against
> performance (leading into stability) issues caused by AFS being part of the
> stack. Less things being part of the stack with your mail system will make
> things better; run it on some quality fibre or iscsi attached storage and you
> won't end up screaming in pain later on.
callback issues, or something else?
i wouldn't expect corruption issues here, in spite of the question of
whether *performance* sucks because you're imposing another network round
trip (minimum) in an already-network protocol