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From Pierre Smits <>
Subject Re: 389 Directory Server support in API
Date Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:40:34 GMT
Like I stated: the analysis is based on searches in G. Hence why some lines
are so low.

But I agree with earlier assertions made in this thread and elsewhere:
functionality is key! Main driver for adoption. ;-)

Best regards,

Pierre Smits

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On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 2:35 PM, Emmanuel Lécharny <>

> Le 14/07/15 14:14, Pierre Smits a écrit :
> > The list of competing ldap servers can be found here:
> >
> >
> > When doing a GTrend analysis of the top competing open source variants,
> > Apache Directory Server is in the top, but the level of the name we know
> > (and don't speak ;-) as it counts for them) is a goal to strive for. See
> >
> > .
> > This trend analysis is based on G searches.
> Don't trust GTrend. I can tell you one thing here : AD coms first, with
> around 80% of the market, then OpenLDAP is really the second contended.
> Every other LDAP servers count for a few percent.
> It's simply because AD is installed in every Windows Domain server, and
> OpenLDAP is widely spread on Linux. Even Sun Directory never countd for
> more than a few thousands installations.
> But anyway, this is irrelevant : Radovan is spot on here. We have two
> modes in the API, a strict mode and a relaxed mode, now, it's us to
> provide the fioxes in teh API so that the relaxed mode works well for
> the most frequently used servers, and also for the ones that are likely
> to be used in the neear future (here, I'm talking about OpenDS/J).

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