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How overlays effect performance
- To: OpenLDAP Development <openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org>
- Subject: How overlays effect performance
- From: Herb Hrowal <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 10:55:52 -0800
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I'm currently writing an overlay for our installation. All I have done
currently is a basic shell that just intercepts searches and responses
and passes them on (e.g., no processing of any kind is done). When the
overlay is enabled I see a 25% - 30% hit on performance. As I add code
to the overlay I'm sure the performance will degrade further.
Performance is a big deal for us since each slapd process handles
upwards of 15 million requests per day.
I read on this list a few months back that OpenLDAP 2.3 has
improvements in the overlay support code. Do these improvements
address performance issues at all?