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Re: Viability of OpenLDAP

Rob Williams <robwms63@yahoo.com> writes:

> 1. Is there any way to get OpenLDAP to use a more
> heavy duty database than the Berkeley one, like Sybase
> or Informix? Even an OODBMS like eXcelon would be
> worth looking at!

AFAIK netscape directory server uses berkeley db. You don't want an
industrial strength database (i.e., one with transactions, triggers,
stored procedures, relations, sql, etc.) for ldap. You want something
that is relatively lightweight and is screaming fast on reads. Berkeley
is both.

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