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Re: OpenLDAP compared to ...
...and that different matter is what I'm talking
about. A chart or two displaying quantified througput
on record access comps between LDAP and and
After all sometimes you have to do "silly" things in
order to change the perception of the masses or
satisfy a customer, who in fact will pay for a silly
request which makes it not so $illy after all...
--- Christoph Neumann <email@example.com> wrote:
> Yeah. And while they are at it, does someone have a
> comparison between
> LDAP and a filesystem...after all, they both store
> data. Hey, how about
> LDAP and a file cabinet? or LDAP and a PDA?
> LDAP is completely different from an RDBMS. It has
> a different purpose.
> It has different ways of organizing information.
> It's silly to do
> performance comparisons between the two. Now if you
> want to understand
> the difference between LDAP and an RDBMS, that's a
> different matter....
> - Christoph
> On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Kasian Franks wrote:
> > Does someone have a list of info pointers with
> > performance comparisons between LDAP and RDBMS's?
> > --- Ingo Schaefer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Hello, Rick wrote:
> > > > Hi all,
> > > >
> > > [..]
> > > > Also, I'm wondering about comparison in
> > > performance between LDAP to
> > > > access information versus, say,
> > > I really have no
> > > > idea, but suspect that LDAP might look pale
> > > it comes to
> > > > writing. Any info or experiences on this
> > >
> > > You are right.
> > > Directory Services and LDAP-Servers are designed
> > > provide very fast
> > > read access to information (some times faster
> > > any RDBMS).
> > > The price for the read-speed is a much lower
> > > write-performance.
> > >
> > > hth
> > > Ingo Schaefer
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