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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: Search operation baseline
Date Wed, 05 May 2010 14:38:43 GMT
On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 3:48 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <>wrote:

> Hi guys,
> after having checked the Lookup operation, I have done some measurement on
> the search operation. There is a lot of room for improvement.
> As a baseline, I did a test involving a direct search of an entry, knowing
> its DN, wise an OBJECT scope, an (ObjectClass=*) filter, fetching all its
> user attributes (*). The base was empty (well, almost).
> - when sending the search through the core-api, I got 8269 searches per
> second
> - when sending the search through the client-api (ie, network involved),
> it's down to 2858 searches per second.
> I know those numbers are awful, but anyway, it's just a baseline, not
> realistic, as we don't have any entry in the base. The idea is to be able to
> see the direct impact on any optimization done on the search request, as we
> did on the lookup operation.
> I see no reason not to be able to get at least a 2 to 3 times faster search
> operation considering the kind of search we are doing.
> Let's do it !
Yeah I think there is a lot of room for improvement as you say especially
for these special cases. I was wondering is this on your laptop or on the
big 8 way server?

Alex Karasulu
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