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From vamsi krishna <>
Subject Re: Random Error
Date Thu, 15 May 2014 05:33:25 GMT

Thanks for the detailed explanation.

Is there a way by which I can hold the concurrent executions? I don't mind
requests executing one after the other, rather than dying doing parallel


On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 8:51 PM, Emmanuel Lécharny <>wrote:

> Le 14/05/2014 16:31, vamsi krishna a écrit :
> > Hi All,
> >
> > We are getting random errors in Apache DS. The exception is as below. Can
> > you please let me know how I can debug the probable cause of this error.
> I
> > am using Apache DS M18 build.
> >
> > Please advise, the error is very random, and I could not pin point a
> reason
> > why this is happeninng. Sometimes it happens when I put an element into
> the
> > LDAP, and sometimes during updates.
> This is a well known issue we are working on for months now :/
> The problem is that the backend we are using (JDBM) is not protecting
> the various tables against concurrent modifications. More precisely,
> when you are injecting an entry into the server, that will leads to many
> table being modified (at least 10), and at some point, if some search or
> modificatiuon is done at the same time, it's likely that the table the
> server is using will be updated by another thread, so you will get wrong
> pointers in the table the thread is using.
> Bottom line : we are writing a new backend (Mavibot) which will not
> suffer from such a critical problem.

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