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Re: Data Store Question

On Tuesday, 19 June 2007, Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
> Jacques Voris writes:
> > 	Therefore, I wish to know if any of you have any experience with
> > using a SQL database for the data store, or if it is such a bad idea
> > what specific reasons is it such?
> See <http://www.openldap.org/faq/index.cgi?file=378> for the last
> question.  A description of why it's a bad idea, followed by a link
> to how IBM explains they did it and got good performance anyway:-)

Hmm, the FAQ entry doesn't even mention replication.

Compared to syncrepl, I find MySQL's replication mechanism immature, and for 
data currently sitting in MySQL that I need in multiple sites, I'm currently 
looking at migrating it to LDAP ...

BTW, what are your employer's reasons for wanting to backend on MySQL ? 

Buchan Milne
ISP Systems Specialist - Monitoring/Authentication Team Leader

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