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Re: Bayes and MySQL - does it actually work?

From: David F. Skoll <dfs_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Dec 23 2011 - 15:09:35 GMT
To: users@spamassassin.apache.org

On Fri, 23 Dec 2011 15:05:42 +0000
spamassassin@lists.grepular.com wrote:

> Another major downside to this approach compared to using MySQL, is
> that it doesn't allow you to access the same bayes db from multiple
> machines at the same time. Unless I'm mistaken..?

You're correct. We rsync the CDB files around to our scanners. In
this way, your available disk banwidth scales up with the number
of scanners.

For setups with a large number of scanners where the rsyncs get
annoying, we have an experimental Bayes server that takes a token list
and returns the probability. It works pretty well.

Regards,

David.