MetaDirectories using LDAP
Matt Coffey & Vinod Kutty
Tuesday October 24th at 7:00pm
College of DuPage Room SRC 2800(a,b,c)
Organizations typically maintain disjoint
repositories of data on users, assets,
applications, etc. that may be managed and
accessed using per-repository protocols and
APIs. A metadirectory presents a single view
of this data, and can help streamline
applications and business processes. The
speakers will present concepts and
implementation issues surrounding LDAP based
metadirectories, and how they may benefit
Matthew Coffey is a consultant with
Collective Technologies. He has worked on
several LDAP based meta directory
implementations for web authentication, mail
delivery and campus wide directory services.
Vinod Kutty is a consultant with Collective
Technologies, specializing in Solaris and
currently engaged at a startup company
working on development and systems
engineering issues. Prior to this, he played
a lead technical role in a team implementing
and refining an LDAP based Metadirectory for
a large investment bank with offices in 40
countries. This project resulted in annual
savings of over $600,000, and provided
numerous other benefits.
The next general meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to
9:00 pm on Tuesday, October 24th, 2000, at the College of DuPage, building
SRC - room 2800.
College of DuPage
Building SRC, Rm 2800
22nd and Lambert
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd,
then Lambert Rd North to 22nd St.
Turn right and look for Lot 2 or the Faculty/Staff parking lot (behind Lot 1)
on the right side of 22nd St.
Walk to the SRC building, room 2800 is on the second floor of the west side
of the building,
upstairs from the north doors facing Lot 2.
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