Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.1 Deployment Planning Guide

Identifying Client Applications

The applications that access your directory and the data needs of these applications have a significant impact on performance requirements. When identifying client applications, consider the following:

Common applications that might use your directory include the following:

When you have identified the information used by each application, you might see that some types of data are used by more than one application. Performing this kind of exercise during the planning stage can help you to avoid data redundancy.