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Re: Redis vs OpenLDAP?


Thank you. I will get rid of Redis.

On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Mika Kohonen
> <mika.kohonen.1986@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm having a look at the Nova platform and I must admit I'm impressed.
>> I'm testing different configurations and I don't understand what are
>> exactly the benefits of using Redis vs OpenLDAP.
> Don't think too much about it :) Redis is being entirely removed.
>> The default configuration is Redis based, but from a classic system
>> administrator perspective, OpenLDAP is much more mature and I know
>> about it, but Redis is new, looks sexy, but I don't know if it's worth
>> to use it instead of OpenLDAP.
> OK, so right now there is a FakeLDAP driver that uses Redis to store
> LDAP DNs.  This is being rewritten to remove the Redis dependency.
> The real LDAPdriver in /nova/auth/ldapdriver.py uses the plain old
> python-ldap module to connect to a real LDAP store.  Whether you use
> OpenLDAP or some other LDAP driver under the covers is completely up
> to you. :)
>> Thinking in the long term, can you give some hints about the roadmap
>> of Nova and if I should go with Redis instead of OpenLDAP?
> See above. It's not about Redis vs. OpenLDAP.  :)  AFAIK, Nova uses
> slapd (the OpenLDAP LDAP daemon) as the default LDAP daemon if you
> don't use the "faked" LDAP driver.
> -jay