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

On 8/9/05, Paul Dwerryhouse <paul@dwerryhouse.com.au> wrote:
> 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.

Ok, sure! So, if possible: how much hardware power did you use? How
much memory, processor, SCSI HBA, disks? And what did you used it for?

> > 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.

Thanks for the advice, it is welcomed.

> Cheers,
> Paul
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> Paul Dwerryhouse                                | PGP Key ID: 0x6B91B584