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Re: Max number of entries
So two million entries or more should not be a problem, assuming that I have
reasonable number of attributes and multiple values per attribute ?
Anybody around, who have deployments with 2 million+ entries and working
with fine performance ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Backes" <email@example.com>
To: "Krishna Tulasi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "OpenLDAP" <openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org>
Sent: Friday, October 17, 2003 3:45 PM
Subject: Re: Max number of entries
> Performance ceilings are in general more dependent upon database
> configuration with respect to cache size, checkpoint interval, etc.
> For a really good guide to tuning, take a look at the Sleepycat
> documentation for Berkeley databases. Most of back-bdb's database
> configuration is done using bdb's DB_CONFIG file.
> With a properly tuned database and enough ram, the world is yours for
> the taking.
> If you have very strange needs, such as tens of thousands of attributes
> on a single object, or tens of thousands of values per attribute on a
> single object, you may wish to do testing. It's been my experience
> that most commercial products tend to do far worse for strange cases
> Matthew Backes
> On Oct 17, 2003, at 12:01 PM, Krishna Tulasi wrote:
> > Hi, I was wondering if there is any known (approx) maximum number of
> > entries
> > that OpenLDAP Directory Server can handle before the performance
> > starts to
> > degrade very badly (Assuming that the required indexes are used and
> > required
> > good hardware is available).
> > Also, theoretically I am assuming there is no limitation other than
> > the size
> > of the DB (
> > http://www.openldap.org/lists/openldap-software/199912/msg00218.html ).
> > Right ?
> > Thanks,
> > Krishna