For the list of hardware running WeBWorK, ASU just bought a WeBWorK
server with two P4 xenon 2.2GHz processors, 1GB RAM, two 36 GB scsi
hard drives with RAID mirroring.
We will start with around 300 students on this machine this fall
(around 40 students per section), and expect it to ultimately handle
3000 students per term.
We use slackware linux. The main idiosyncracies with slackware are that
you do have to recompile perl (older slackware provided perl with gdbm
support, but not any more); installing GD.pm requires libgd, which is a
hassle to compile since you have to both add and subtract things from
the variable definitions in the makefile. Also, few things are where
WeBWorK expects it (perl, latex and friends, and latex2html) but the
installation process provides for changing these.
For the list of links to WeBWorK courses around the country, the one for ASU should now point to
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