Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corporation

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Howard Chu joined the OpenLDAP Project in 1999 and is now the Chief Architect of the Project. He is also CTO and a Founder of Symas Corporation, the company that has driven the majority of recent development in OpenLDAP.


MySQL Cluster and High Availability
Location: Ballroom B Level: Intermediate
Johan Andersson (SUN MySQL), Howard Chu (Symas Corporation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
In this session we present OpenLDAP/back-ndb which gives an LDAP interface to MySQL Cluster. The LDAP interface on Cluster offers some nice ways of scaling out, as well fantastic performance, and we discuss how this is done. Moreover, it is possible to simultaneously access the LDAP data using e.g SQL! A short demo will be given. Read more.

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