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From Ole Ersoy <>
Subject Re: Building an LDAP server is not an easy task
Date Tue, 22 May 2007 21:29:03 GMT
Yeah Mannn - I'm just about done
with the LDAP DAS I think, and without
ADS's Dynamic schema capabilities I think
I would be playing with the RDB DAS right now.

Thanks Guys!!  ADS is Cooollll!!!

- Ole

Mark Swanson wrote:
> Alex Karasulu wrote:
>> Yes we will get there and it takes time.  However building an LDAP 
>> server is very difficult and making sure
>> it is extensible while making it reliable and fast is beyond rocket 
>> science.   Our architecture is designed for
>> flexibility and we will see LDAP acquire new concepts that have 
>> existed in the RDBMS world for years now.
>> LDAP will see a day when it has triggers, stored procedures, views and 
>> queues very soon to make it more
>> useful than ever.
> I'd like to chime in and say that the existing architecture enabled me 
> to implement a form of triggers, stored procs, dynamic views, and a new 
> way of handling indexes.  Also, thanks to the flexibility of the design 
> I was able to implement an entirely new back end (partition) based on an 
> existing replicated clustered caching system.
> The point I'm trying to make is that I have no idea how I would have 
> accomplished this without ADS. To be useful to me an LDAP server has to 
> be extensible. ADS is extensible in exactly the way I (a humble software 
> developer just trying to get LDAP stuff to work) needs it to be.
> Thank you (ADS developers) for making ADS.
> Cheers.

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