February 9, 2016

The Sad State of C Strings

Character strings are an essential component of any programming language, but C was a bit unusual in not defining an explicit string type. The C standard specif […]

February 9, 2016

Anticipating the Future With LMDB

As we’ve noted before, LMDB was designed to be a data storage solution for both today and especially for tomorrow, not to keep warming over yesterday&#821 […]

September 7, 2015

Performance Tradeoffs in LMDB

Yes, LMDB is fast, blindingly fast. Can we make it faster still? Yes.

July 31, 2015

Symas Joins Open Invention Network

A couple weeks ago we received an email inviting us to join the OIN. This was a no-brainer for us.

June 13, 2015

Open Source Identity Ecosystem

Symas is pleased to join Tirasa and Evolveum to form an Open Source Identity Ecosystem.
The goal is to build a marketplace where solution providers, system inte […]

January 4, 2015

Year of the Hack

2014 will be remembered as the Year of the hack.
Sony, Target, Home Depot, UPS, even Victoria couldn’t keep the Secret.
The list:
http://www.idtheftcenter […]

January 4, 2015

Why another open source iam product?

A question that has been lingering.  It’s fair game, but before I get around to actually answering, let’s remember how we got here.
Late 90’ […]

December 1, 2014

A Newcomers Perspective on ApacheCon Europe – 2014

It’s one am and my last night in Budapest.  Its been six days since arrival yet for some reason I’m still jet-lagged and jolt awake in the middle o […]

October 11, 2014

Announcement: New Symas Download Site

A new download site is available for our products:
What’s new?
Better organization and navigation
We have redesigned the down […]

August 29, 2014

Carrier-Grade Stability and Performance

Early last year our client Acision ran a torture test on Symas OpenLDAP as part of acceptance testing for their telco offerings. These tests were performed on a […]