293753Re: Bulk Mailing Performance
- Jun 12, 2013fletch:
> The postfix performance claims made via this thread are far-fetched to sayIs this a troll?
> the least. Most postfix users will only see outbound throughput in the
> range of ~250,000/hour per instance in a production setting. Yet, people on
> here are claiming 10 million/hour? I guess that would be possible if a
> sender were to run, say, 40 postfix instances which would be a complete
> management nightmare of course.
> Obviously, vendors like Port25 (company behind PowerMTA) and GreenArrow
> would not be able to make any sales if the benefits of commercial software
> products v. open source were not substantial.
I have documented Postfix performance claims on Wikipedia. Be sure
to read the cautionary note about factors outside of Postfix that
in practice limit the delivery performance.
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