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HowtoForge: Optimizing DSPAM + MySQL 4.1

Apr 20, 2006, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"DSPAM is a scalable and open-source content-based spam filter designed for multi-user enterprise systems. It's great at filtering out spam but on busy mailservers the pruning of the MySQL databases takes way too long time...

"The default purge-4.1.sql script provided with DSPAM can be heavily optimized by adding indexes to the database and using the indexes properly when pruning..."

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