Does anybody have a pointer to any performance comparisons between Sun DS and 389?
I was extremely happy with the performance boost using 389 on a Linux VM which is 5-8
times faster for ldapsearch operations than the older Sun machines with Sun DS 6.3.
In testing one of our most important use cases just now, I find that the ldapmodify speed
is many many times slower. This doesn't make much sense, so I think I'm doing
something wrong or having something misconfigured.
Earlier I improved the write performance by using large db cache sizes and moving the
nsslapd-db-home-directory to tmpfs. Now most modify operations have very little I/O wait
except when occasionally flushing the index files and such, and yet, there is a CPU pegged
for very long periods of time, orders of magnitude higher than on Sun DS.
Is there any documentation on ldapmodify performance that I could review? Google
searching seems eerily silent on the issue… (which also leads me to believe I have
something misconfigured if nobody has been asking about the issue…)
The particular use case I am working with involves replacing large quantities of
uniqueMember values on entries in ou=groups.
Programmer Analyst IV
Enterprise Identity Management
University of Southern California