Check out your Moodle site performance using this Benchmark Plugin #Moodle

June 27th, 2016

Mickaël PANNEQUIN from France, developed a new plugin for Moodle which can be used to benchmark your Moodle site. The plugin named “Benchmark” can be used  to perform various tests to determine the quality of the Moodle platform. Read More

Presentation – Configurable Reports as a Learning Analytics Tool by Elizabeth Dalton #iMoot15

October 30th, 2015

Elizabeth Dalton, the LMS admin in Granite State College United States has presented in the iMoot 2015 (#imoot15) about using the “Configurable Reports plugin as a learning analytics tool”.

Configurable reports plugin is a block maintained by Juan Leyva, and is a block to create custom reports without SQL knowledge by teachers and students. Read More

Moodle Performance and Scalability with MUC – by Martin Langhoff #mootus15

September 12th, 2015

Martin Langhoff from Remote-learner has presented his research about the performance and scalability with MUC during the MoodleMoot US 15 (#mootus15).

Martin presents his study about the scaling the performance of the Moodle site using different tools like PHP profiler, JMeter & Apache Bench and the environment. Read More

10 useful reports in Moodle to track the learners activities

July 1st, 2015

Here is a nice infographic by Commlab india which shows the reports available inside the core Moodle to track the learners activities and helps the training managers to track the performance of the learners and outcomes of the training. Read More

Testing Moodle and PHP 7

June 14th, 2015

Now since PHP 7 alpha is released on 12 June 2015, so definitely Moodle has to be tested with it to review the performance and other issues.

Usman Asar, one of the most Particularly Helpful Moodler (PHM), has tested Moodle with PHP 7.0.0 alpha and mentioned a considerable improvement of up to 30% or more in memory usage and rendering time improvement with PHP 5.6.7 (zend opcache enabled in both cases). Along with the improved performance he has also experienced many errors while testing. Read More