In 2013 the president of Three Turn Productions, Judy Tyrer, reached out to the Symas Corporation for database help as she was preparing to launch her virtual roleplaying game, called Ever, Jane. The support she received then, and now, has been unrivaled. Click to learn how Symas helped her company.
A message from our President regarding Red Hat and SuSE removing OpenLDAP from their Linux Distributions
A few weeks ago, one of our strategic partners—a large European government and defense contractor—requested a call to discuss a big concern: the OpenLDAP server was slated to be removed from upcoming releases of Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux distributions.
The Lightning Memory-mapped Database (LMDB) is designed around the virtual memory facilities found in modern operating systems, Multi-version Concurrency Control (MVCC), and Single-Level Store (SLS) concepts. This design is quite different than those of more traditional databases and, in operation, it can mimic behaviors that system administrators have been trained to recognize as signs of trouble. With LMDB, though, the behaviors are normal, but nonetheless this leads to the following questions:
In the mid 1990s I was working on a project to develop a large-scale user and access management system. Because this system had to be able to scale to large numbers of users, it seemed a good idea to use an X.500 directory to store the user data.
Symas Corporation recently merged with Joshua Tree Software, developers of the Fortress Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) Open Source Software suite. Fortress is based on OpenLDAP and has been shown to work well with Apache Directory Server (ApacheDS) as well. Fortress is the only production-ready implementation of the ANSI INCITS 359-2004 RBAC Standard available today.