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LDAP and MySQL Cluster

There are two LDAP Directory Servers available that supports MySQL Cluster - OpenLDAP (supported and maintained by Symas Corp.) and OpenDS (Sun Microsystems). Both of them have implemented a back-end called back-ndb that talks direclty to the data nodes. This means that they use the NDBAPI directly to access data in the cluster, thus bypassing the MySQL Server.

Using MySQL Cluster as the back-end makes it possible to easily scale out the LDAP layer without using replication between LDAP servers. If you need to have more capacity in the LDAP layer, add another LDAP server (online, no service interruption), if you need more storage capacity, add data nodes (online, no service interruption). This offers incredible scalability. And no single point of failure.

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