[Beowulf] Mailing solution with Beowulf

Lauri Anton lauri.anton at eenet.ee
Thu Nov 25 01:33:41 PST 2004

On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 08:11:16PM +0530, Subhash K V wrote:
> Hai,
> I am subhash from HCL Insys, India. One of our customer wants to implement
> a mailing Linux Based Mailing solution (Qmail or Sendmail) with any of the
> web mail(squirrel mail or Horde) as front end. The number of usersis 8000
> and the number of concurrent users is 5000.
> We are thinking of using Linux clustering for this case, because the
> number of users and concurrent users is high we need to think of some kind
> of load balancing and performance
> Can u please tell me the scope of Beowulf clustering in thei scenario, is
> there anyn proble in using Beowulf with qmail and webmail?

Horde has very good document describing how to build scalable webmail
solution: http://horde.org/papers/Scalable_webmail_HOWTO.html

It is a bit outdated in details, but the philosophy is the same nowdays. 

> Regards,
> Subhash K V
> Software Engineer,HCL Infosystems Ltd,


Lauri Anton

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