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Re: Mailbox, Mysql or Folder.

Kelly Clowers:
> On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 7:09 AM, Jochen Spieker <ml@well-adjusted.de> wrote:
>> I don't think there are many people (or organisations) that keep their
>> e-mails in relational databases. Sure, mail servers like Exchange (or
>> Dovecot) may have their own on-disk-format for mailboxes instead of
>> plain maildirs or mboxes. But they don't use MySQL (or Postgres, for
>> that matter).
> Exchange may not use MS SQL Server, but it does use a database,
> namely Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) aka JET Blue (not the
> same code as JET Red, which was the old Access engine). MS
> looked at moving Exchange to SQL Server, but decided not to.

I already supposed something like this when writing my e-mail but
couldn't be bothered to google it. Nevertheless, I deliberately chose
the term "relational database" which does not appear to apply to ESE.
And that means I am still right. ;-)

After the millenium I will shoot to kill.
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