1.1. Setting Goals for Directory Server Performance
In the Directory Server, most performance measurements are going to be how well the Directory Server retrieves and delivers information to clients. With that in mind, these are the server areas that can be tuned for the best Directory Server performance (and these are the areas covered in this article):
Other changes can be made to the host machine's settings or hardware which can also affect Directory Server performance:
These changes relate much more to planning an effective Directory Server deployment than changes that can be made to an instance. Reviewing the Deployment Guide can provide more detail about how to plan an optimal enterprise deployment.