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Re: How does it handle 10k users and 3k desktops.

On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 08:26:23PM -0300, Gustavo Rios wrote:
> My initial ideia was to use BDB, but on openbsd mailing (my OS is
> OBSD) i heard someone telling me he/she did not trust BDB and
> preferred some variant of gdbm/ndbm.
> So my question is how reliable you judge openldap + bdb?\

I've used openldap with BDB on a very heavily accessed ISP with over one
million users. It will handle 10k users fine.

> I know this may seem a little hard to answer, but i am planning a Dell
> PowerEdge 750 with SCSI RAID 1, 512 MB RAM and obsd 3.7. 

I would use at least two servers, preferably three, so that you have
some redundancy. One of LDAP's strengths is its replication abilities,
so it is wise to make use of it.



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