Monday Sep 06, 2004

Benchmarking LDAP

Since I've started to work on LDAP, benchmarking a Directory Server has always been a hot topic. In the past, the only publicly available tool was DirectoryMark. Sun and Netscape (iPlanet/Sun ONE...) had their own tools part of the Directory Server Resource Kit: searchrate, modrate... Now there is SLAMD, a distributed load generation engine which was primarily designed to benchmark LDAP based servers such as Sun Java System Directory Server. Fintan Ryan posted yesterday on his blog some details on using SLAMD with Sun DS. We've been using SLAMD for some time now, and we cannot imagine running a benchmark, a performance or replication test without it (thanks again Neil).

Monday Jul 19, 2004

Directory Server 5.2 Patch 2 now available for all platforms

Updates to Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2 for all compressed archive versions are now available through SunSolve. These updates bring the product in line with the Directory Server product packaged with the Sun JavaTM Enterprise System 2004Q2, for all supported platforms. This version also introduces support to the Microsoft Windows 2003 enterprise edition. The release notes are providing details on the changes and the patch numbers for the specific platforms. Make sure you read them before installing...

Wednesday Jun 09, 2004

End to end Identity Management on the front page...

The new Sun identity management product line is making it on the www.sun.com front page. The details are here.
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This is the blog of a senior software engineer, specialized in LDAP, Directory Server and OpenDS. Ludovic Poitou works in France at the Grenoble Engineering Center, in the Directory Services Engineering team. Outside work, I love skiing and taking photo

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