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From Kiran Ayyagari <>
Subject Re: Quesiton about best way to index attributes
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2012 09:01:15 GMT
On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Emmanuel Lécharny <> wrote:
> Le 2/29/12 7:50 PM, Kiran Ayyagari a écrit :
>> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 11:44 PM,<>  wrote:
>>> Hi, We have  apacheds 2.0-M5 db setup with all  ~90k users under one OU.
>>> Yes, I know they should be stored with some hierarchy but that's not an
>>> option for this
>>> particular customer.
> Having 90K users in one single OU is *not* a bad practice. You may want to
> setup a hierarchy, but this is not mandatory.
>>>  I want to optimize searching by lastname, (sn), firstname (givenName)
>>> and displayName. I have created indexes under the partition and
>>> we see ads-indexcachesize is set by default to 100. Assuming the value
>>> correlates to a value for the attribute,  Can I set this to 50,000 for each
>>> of the attribs?.
>> that won't help much, setting up more memory for the JVM will help
> You still can increase the number to a higher value, but you must know that
> as soon as the higher BTree pages will be loaded, the speedup will be lower.
> With 100 pages loaded, you have most of the BTree loaded.
> If you have enough memory, just increase this value to 50 000, should not
> harm.
> In any case, I would suggest that once you have increased those values for
> each index that you do a full search to load all of them in memory, to check
> that you don't get an OOM, before running in production.
>> Also, is there a way to rebuild the indexes in 2.0? I can't seem to find
>> how that's done.
>> no, one way is to delete the index and restart the server followed by
>> adding the index and restart, then the server will automatically build
>> the index
>> during startup
> Kiran : haven't we added some utility tool to do that ? (It's a bit far in
> the past.. If we don't have them, we must add them)
yes, I have added but was not maintained after that
> I'm wondering if we don't have a JIRA for that...
AFAIR there is one for generic tooling
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel Lécharny

Kiran Ayyagari

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