Serving Internet Email for 60,000

Lori Stevens

University of Washington

Serving Internet Email for 60,000

Agenda

UWs Email Statistics

UWs Email Statistics, continued

Email at the UW

Goals for UW Email

Goals for UW Email, continued

The Open Internet Messaging Architecture

The Three Message Access Paradigms

IMAP - Internet Message Access Protocol

IMAP, continued

Deskmail Cluster Topology

Desktop Cluster Topology

Desktop Cluster (Dante)

Deskmail Cluster Features

Does IMAP Work in Practice?

Scaling Issues

Scaling Issues, continued

Scaling Issues, continued

Scaling Issues, continued

Missing Pieces

Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned, continued

Lessons Learned, continued

In Summary

Questions