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Re: slapd threads on master pegs multiple CPU Sun running Solaris 8 (ITS#2302)

I think we should restart discussing on the transaction-protected searches.
The overhead of transactional searches does not seem to be prohibitively
(I remember around 10% when I experimented with it.)
One concern is the semantics of the aborted LDAP search.
1. abort the whole search ?
    In this case, it would be the client's responsibility to resend the
search request.
2. abort a single db->get() of the candidate loop ?
   We should have one transaction per loop iteration.
   The overhead of frequent transaction begin and commit has to be
- Jong

BTW, Joseph, what is the version number of BerkeleyDB ? Is it 3.x ?

Jong Hyuk Choi
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center - Enterprise Linux Group
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