The short version of the question: Am I doing something stupid, or is set assignment in WeBWorK 2 devastatingly slow?
What I did: created a course of 820 students. Created 22 assignments of
5-11 problems each. Used the filter in the Set Assigner page to select
out 410 of the students, selected 11 of the 22 assignments, and clicked
"assign sets to students".
Somewhere between half an hour and an hour later, it's still working.
The longer version of the question: Can anyone else confirm or refute
that this should be as slow as I'm seeing, or is it likely that I'm
doing something in an inopportune manner?
Now, this may have been foolish; in WeBWorK 1.x I wouldn't have dared
do all of those set assignments at once, but could have easily done it
in 3-4 chunks of 3-4 assignments each. But WeBWorK 2 is Newer! Faster!
Better! So I shot for it all.
My setup: mysql 4.0.16 (sql database layout), apache 1.3.29, mod_perl
1.29, WeBWorK 2.0.1, running on a Sun SunFire 280R with 2x900MHz
UltraSparc III processors and 8GB memory.
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