[Mailman-Users] Mailman speed

Jacob Friis Larsen jfl at list.idg.dk
Wed Jul 7 08:14:43 CEST 2004

Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 4:22 PM +0200 2004-07-06, Jacob Friis Larsen wrote:
>>  Is Mailman as fast as sending 3000 mails with 10 recipients in BCC, or
>>  even faster?
>>  We currently send 30000 newsletters twice a day, and would like to find
>>  out if Mailman is as fast as our current system.
>     Everything will depend on your configuration.  To get a sense for 
> how much the performance of a Mailman system can differ depending on the 
> configuration, go to the Mailman FAQ wizard at 
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py> and search for terms like 
> "performance" and "VERP", and read all of the pages that are returned.
>     In short, the answer is "maybe".

So I guess if we use a fast MTA and turn off VERP, we will get a system 
that is equally fast or even faster.


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