Re: Too many default groups in Skolelinux' LDAP schema?
onsdag 17. mars 2004, 10:32, skrev Ragnar Wisloff:
> There's been an entertaining discussion about this :-)
In Norway it's expected that this kind of complexity with many-many
groups and projects is handled by the LMS (Learning Management
System/Læringsadministrative systemer) as Class Fonter, It's Learning
and so on. A LMS is crusual in the new Program for Digital Competence
from the Ministry of Education and Research from 2004-2008. It's not
The testing of group performnce have made som positive contributions to
the login-issu with many simultaneous users. Yesterday a dry-run showed
us that it was reduced from 2 min. to 16 sec. whith an other
db-backend, upgraded LDAP and bether tuning of the ldap-configuration.
Thats good, but In my humble opinion it's not necesary with more than
2-4 grups for a pupil. The class, their role (pupil), and 1-2 projects.
That should be enough. Let the LMS handle the higher levels of ambition
with the Program for Digital Competence, project-documents for the
pupils, classes and groups and so on. This is deeply rooted in the new
strategy form the Ministrys of Education. They dont ask for added group
complexity on file-livel. They expect LMS'es to handle this and other
kinds of complexity :-)
If you are unfamiliar with LMS'es. Here is some links I found:
http://www.itsolutions.no/ (under the menu products)