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HowtoForge: Optimizing DSPAM + MySQL 4.1

[ 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…”

Complete
Story