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 directory consisting of one master replicating to two consumers, and included a number of crash/recovery tests as well as performance measurements. The short summary of the results: after two weeks of continuous testing, no problems.
Our EMC Partner’s Senior Architect has been out preaching the magic of translucency. When I mention that to folks, I get kind of a technical blank-stare. I guess its magic is too subtle to be obvious.