Tag Archives: Moodle

Increase performance on MySQL with a SSD and modifying your my.ini or my.cnf file

Always backup your data along with the my.ini or my.cnf file To add to the performance of a MySQL database, there are many tweaks for the my.ini or my.cnf file.  Two things that you can do is first add a … Continue reading

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Moodle LMS – Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object – PHP Manager

If you upgrade your Moodle LMS on Windows and receive the following error when registering the PHP version under the PHP Manager,  delete the mapping to your current version of PHP and then go back and register the PHP version. … Continue reading

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Achieving 100000 hits in Moodle Performance

In order to stress test our Moodle installation on IIS7.5 with PHP 5.6.3 we used the following – Installed Moodle, PHP, Opcache (included in PHP and MySQL with Microsoft web installer.  (We later upgraded the PHP version from here) Downloaded PHP … Continue reading

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Speeding up Moodle LMS on Windows IIS 7.5

Speeding up Moodle LMS on Windows IIS 7.5 By default, Moodle uses its database to store information about sessions.  One of the ways you can speed up any PHP session on a Windows IIS server is to download wincache.  Wincache … Continue reading

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Cannot find data record in database table course_modules.

The error that you may see if you are currently using Moodle may be seen after cron runs or when heavy access occurs.  The error, !!! Can not find data record in database table course_modules. !!! The error is related … Continue reading

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Unable to fetch available updates data – unexpected cURL error

When working with PHP and Moodle’s LMS, sometimes you have to dig for answers.  The error “Unable to fetch available updates data – unexpected cURL error” actually has a fix that is easy to implement.   Finding the solution was … Continue reading

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MySQL problem writing to database during cron backup

If you receive the error “!!!Error Writing To Database!!!” during a cron backup, this can be related to Find the my.ini file which is normally located in the MySql folder under program files (C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.1).  Edit it by adding … Continue reading

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Add detailed statistics to Moodle with Piwik

If you have Moodle running on a server with PHP with IIS, you can add detailed statistics with Piwik.  While Moodle Statistics are detailed and is capable of giving analytics.  Piwik can be used on any website to obtain statistical … Continue reading

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Critical bug found in latest PHP release, users advised against updating

PHP users are advised against upgrading to the latest (5.3.7) release of the scripting language because a critical flaw has been spotted only a day before its release.  Critical bug found in latest PHP release, users advised against updating.

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Becoming a nurse

If you have ever thought about becoming an LPN or CNA, you’ll find that you have to take an exam prior to starting class.  In today’s busy world prospective students may not have time to attend classes to prepare for … Continue reading

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Stats Not Working on Moodle?

Need Statistics to show in Moodle ? We normally try to put freeware and solutions for all users; however this seems to be a problem with Higher Education that use Moodle. FIRST – In the Date section in your php.ini file … Continue reading

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Nida E-Learning added to IM Class

Butch Arnold, Industrial Maintenance instructor at TTC Shelbyville has recently networked a dozen or more PLCs, installed RSLinx and Rockwell software to further implement tools students can use in the classroom.   After his installation of Motoman Robots and Green Training … Continue reading

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How Moodle Can Help Higher Education

In today’s economy, e-learning can be expensive.  With licensing fees and tons of technical personal, many of today’s e-learning solutions costs colleges, universities and k-12 a ton of money. Moodle can save these organizations money and because it is open … Continue reading

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How to embed a Map Into Moodle

Moodle is an online learning Management System.  This powerful OpenSource system allows for elearning for K-Higher Ed. Wanting to add a map to our Moodle Beta e-learning site, I added this code to Moodle and came up with an excellent Bird’s Eye … Continue reading

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