>Why does AOL need 53 machines, and all the resulting DNS trouble, to
>receive only a few million mail messages per day?
>One site after another has outgrown sendmail's capacity---and switched
>to qmail, which in every case was able to handle much higher loads.
>For example, there's redhat.com, which overloaded sendmail on a 48MB
>Pentium. Now qmail is handling the load on a 16MB 486/66.
>Why do you run away whenever I challenge you to a speed test, Brad?
Probably because he's a very hassled/busy guy.
That said - I would concur that any site using sendmail that has
significant mail requirements should be looking with a fair degree of
priority at either qmail or Exim (which is what we went with). I know of
enough people to be aware that qmail is a valid "better than sendmail"
solution and can speak very highly indeed of Exim from both direct and