Brussels / 1 & 2 February 2014


Dovecot's way of scaling to millions of users

Dovecot is an IMAP/POP3 server that can easily run in both tiny installations and in installations with tens of millions of users. This talk explains some methods and design decisions on how Dovecot nowadays does clustering, as well as some problems found on the way there: Proxying, NFS issues, dsync replication, caching, object storage.


Timo Sirainen