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Re: [grouper-users] Penn's organizational hierarchy

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  • From: Loris Bennett <>
  • To: Chris Hyzer <>
  • Cc: Grouper Users Mailing List <>, "" <>
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-users] Penn's organizational hierarchy
  • Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 10:31:02 +0200
  • Organization: ZEDAT, Freie Universität Berlin

On Thu, 2009-05-21 at 15:37 -0400, Chris Hyzer wrote:
> Hey,
> I implemented the Grouper org hook at Penn. I have permission to share
> my experience outside of Penn so I made a document here:
> This is the size of our org implementation:
> 27,000 people in orgs at Penn
> 2,200 orgs
> 3,000 org groups (more due to include/exclude lists)
> 500,000 org memberships (there are a lot due to the rollups, and
> include/exclude lists)
> Note that the bulk of the work was in figuring out how our org data is
> structured, and how I can expose it in views to something that the
> loader can process. If you want to get this working at your
> institution this document should be helpful.
> Btw, Loris, does this help with your org issues?

It could well do, although I haven't yet digested it all. Perhaps you
could add short summary at the beginning of the document in which you
describe the general approach. For example I hadn't been aware that
there was a loader pre-run hook.



> Thanks,
> Chris
Dr. Loris Bennett (Mr.)
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