[Mailman-Users] Performance comparison between mailman, majordomo and sympa?

Robert Robert at grapevine2.com
Thu Nov 11 17:34:03 CET 1999

At 11:09 AM 11/11/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Farzad Farid [farzy at via.ecp.fr] wrote:
> >  Hi,
> >
> >  What are the performances of the mailman system compared to majordomo and
> > sympa? Especially in term of delivery speed and with a great number of
> > accounts (around 1000).
> >  Has anybody objectively compared these different systems? Is there any
> > info available online?
>I would say that performance is more dependenyt on your mailer, not your
>mailing list manager.  For that, look at Qmail or Postfix (my favorie),
>rather than Sendmail.

To process 30,000 accounts on Athlon 550Mhz server (with 512Mb RAM), using 
Sendmail, with 25k message size, it would take around 40 minutes to flush 
out all messages.

robert at grapevine2.net

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