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Re: 2.1.17 performance issues

>> You were probably running LDBM before with 2.0.x. You may want to try
>> LDBM again if you don't need the transactional integrity of BDB...
> We use BDB with a particularly large DB (close to 300,000 people with
> 20+  attributes each), and have no performance problems to speak of.
> Our  systems are heavily utilized 24/7.  There are some basic
> configuration  pieces to BDB that can help improve performance.  I would
> be curious to  know if your slowdowns happen to coincide with write
> activity.  Also, have  you looked at your BDB stats?  Perhaps you have
> not allocated a large  enough cache.

I'll take a look at these things in the future.  For now, I've rolled back
to 2.0.27 on Linux.  Just after I sent the original post, things got so
bad that slapd eventually didn't even respond to a -INT, and I eventually
ended up with corruption (slapcat won't even run to completion).


John Madden
UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech State College