USENIX Symposium on Internet Technologies and Systems, 1997
A Highly Scalable Electronic Mail Service Using Open Systems
Nick Christenson, Tim Bosserman, and David Beckemeyer
EarthLink Network, Inc.
Email is one of the most important of the Internet services. As a very
large, fast growing, Internet Service Provider, EarthLink requires a
robust and powerful email architecture that will support rapid expansion.
This paper describes such an architecture, its motivations, its future,
and the difficulties
in implementing a service on this scale.
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