Chapter 1 of the Moodle 2.0 in Microsoft Technologies book discusses why you might want to consider using Microsoft technologies instead of Linux, Apache and MySQL. Further into this chapter you are guided through the implementation of installing Moodle 2.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 using PHP for Windows, IIS and SQL Server Express Edition. … Continue reading Chapter 1: Install Moodle 2.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2, SQL Server Express and IIS
One of my many passions is Microsoft technologies in the education sector. This is one of the reasons why I decided to start my own business in implementing them into schools. I love working in schools and guiding them in their implementations ensuring that they are getting a well managed network, implemented to best practice … Continue reading Who should know your Domain Administrator password at your School?
Over the past year I have write a few how to whitepapers on implementing the open source product Moodle onto Microsoft Technologies. In recent months Moodle 2 has been released and a new whitepapers is now available on how to install the product on: Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 … Continue reading Install Moodle 2 on Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS
In this whitepaper you will be instructed on how to install a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster, 2 Web Front End Servers running Moodle 1.9 which are network load balanced and the configuration to run Moodle from a remote storage area. Following the 2 other whitepapers released back in April, I have written another … Continue reading Implementing Moodle 1.9 on a Microsoft Highly Available Environment
Its been a few weeks since I released my first whitepaper on how to implement Moodle on Windows Server 2008 x86, SQL Server 2008 and IIS 7.0 (click here to download and click here to view blog post) and I have very pleased with the number of downloads it has already. Today I’m releasing my … Continue reading Installing Moodle on Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, SQL, IIS
Like me you might find implementing Moodle on a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) a little tricky and I personally want it on Windows Server, SQL Server and IIS. A Windows System can scale differently to anything like MySQL and you can manage it in a high availability environment with Microsoft SQL Clustering and … Continue reading Installing Moodle on Windows Server, SQL, IIS
Was looking through a few web pages and came across a document that will show you how to get the terminal server apps webpart for Windows 2008 into your SharePoint environment. Problem is you have to have SharePoint on the same server as your TSapps on your Windows 2008 box. Can't wait for someone to … Continue reading Windows Server 2008 TSApps WebPart for SharePoint
The Microsoft Learning Gateway (MLG) consists of many products from Microsoft from Windows Operating Systems to the Office System. SharePoint is a product that is required to make up the MLG but other products that can be added, these are not necessary to make up your MLG. What does Microsoft say on the Learning Gateway? … Continue reading Introduction to the Microsoft Learning Gateway