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Re: (ITS#7378) Slapd hangs on bdb write lock

--On Monday, September 03, 2012 6:35 PM +0000 hyc@symas.com wrote:

> Nikolai Schupbach wrote:
>> Hi Howard,
>> Thank you very much for the explanation. What BDB version would you
> recommend. Obviously I have quite a few options and would like to use a
> version that is known to be very solid.
> I believe 4.7.25 + all 4 of its official patches was pretty stable.
> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/products/berkeleydb/patch-088170.html
> I've done limited testing with 4.8.30, 5.1.19, and 5.3.21. At this point
> I'm no longer tracking BDB revisions since MDB has superior performance
> while using 1/4 as much RAM and requiring no tuning.

We've been using BDB 4.7.25+all 4 patches without issue for several years 
as well.  However, I will also note that we are now switching over to MDB 
as well for our production services starting with OpenLDAP 2.4.32.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
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