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Re: openldap profiling tools

So you have a single, non load-balanced authentication system in the
critical path of your application, and you claim it's
"high-performance computing"? ;)

I don't know of any tools for openldap specifically, but profiling any
application can usually be done at an OS-level with
truss/ktrace/whatever or possibly with gdb.

I have single servers that handle millions of searches each day, but
they're medium-sized hardware, so.. I think it all depends on your

On 7/6/05, Sébastien Georget <Sebastien.Georget@sophia.inria.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> we are using openldap to authenticate users on our cluster (high
> performance computing).
> The problem we are encountering is that the server really slows down
> (and sometimes freezes) when users submit big jobs (> 200 nodes). It
> leads to authentication failure on some of the nodes ("You don't exist,
> go away!").
> I wonder if there are some tools to 'profile' openldap to see where is
> the bottleneck in our current configuration (indexes, backend
> configuration, acl...).
> I'm also interested in any comments from administrator of such clusters
> or platform with 'high' peak rates. 'high' means ~1000 request/s, can
> openldap (one server) handle this  ?