[Spambayes] Results of playing with CDB
15 Sep 2002 13:05:32 -0700
So then, Guido van Rossum <firstname.lastname@example.org> is all like:
> > So that basically eliminates one server process per user for me, and
> > probably for a lot of other people, too. 204 users would fill up all
> > addressable 4GiB on a 32-bit architecture.
> Neale, I'm not sure this calculation makes sense. Each process has
> its own address space, which is limited to 4 GB. I don't think it's
> written anywhere that the combined address space must also fit in 4
> GB. It must fit in swap space, sure, but you can configure that as
> large as you want to. Or not?
Oops, I was confused. You're correct, the 4GiB limit ony applies
per-process. So my argument isn't as strong as I thought :)
But I think the point is still valid--20MB per mail user is too much.
Anyway, I'm probably preaching to the choir at this point. hammiesrv
will be coming right up. Any objections to using XML-RPC as the