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Re: Should Berkeley DB backends be reloaded occasionally?

On 06/01/2011 12:12 AM, Howard Chu wrote:
> Mark wrote:
>> Back in the days of OpenLDAP 2.1 with Berkeley DB we used to have to
>> 'reload' out backend database occasionally as non-indexed reads would get
>> slower and slower over time. The 'reload' entailed:
>>   * stop slapd
>>   * slapcat the contents to an .ldif file
>>   * remove the database files
>>   * slapadd the .ldif file to create a new, fresh db instance
>>   * start slapd
>> Then our performance problems went away. Re-indexing didn't do the trick.
>> Is such occasional re-building of the backend database recommended in OpenLDAP
>> 2.4.25 with Berkeley DB 4.8.30?
> Try it and see.
> Non-indexed reads are always going to be pretty slow, regardless.

Might be that he's hitting this?

Ondrej Kuznik

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