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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: ApacheDS ConfigNG
Date Thu, 19 Mar 2009 15:59:43 GMT
Stefan Seelmann wrote:
> Hi,
> if we go the CiDIT way and we need some mapping between LDAP entries and
> Java beans we should consider to use DataNucleus.
> DataNucleus is an implementation of JDO and JPA standards, Andy
> Jefferson already announced it on this list last year. Beside RDBMS it
> also supports other data stores like LDAP and XML. I worked on the LDAP
> persistence part recently.
> A list of mappings that are currently supported for LDAP:
> - An object is obviously mapped to an entry
> - Primitives, wrappers of primitives, String, Date, Calendar could be
> mapped to single-valued attributes
> - Arrays and Sets of the above types could be mapped to multi-valued
> attributes (no order and no duplicate values are supported atm)
> - Relationships between Java objects could be mapped hierarchical, by
> using DN references or by using attribute references
> Please see [1] for more information.
> To go a step further, the same Java beans, mapping configuration and
> data access layer could be used to access the configuration over the
> wire. For example it could be used for the configuration UI within Studio.
> Maybe another advantage - however I'm not sure if possible - could be to
> use the DataNucleus XML store to map the current configuration file.
> Kind Regards,
> Stefan
Sounds interesting. What is the license ?

cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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