Stories by Mike Connell

Product review: Netoria's ScheMax raises the value of NDS

The slogan "one size fits all" does not apply particularly well in the computing world. As powerful as it may be out of the box, Novell Directory Services (NDS) cannot realise its maximum benefit without some customisation to the schema -- the rules that govern the database structure underlying NDS. A change such as the addition of a Social Security number requires an extension to the schema.