We chose Linux as the platform for Sakai. The main reason was cost — no licenses for the server OS and the availability of low cost server hardware. We opted for CentOS 5 as the flavour of Linux. It is basically Red Hat Enterprise and has proven to be robust in the past. CentOS is […]
The next few posts will chronicle the process of creating a fresh install of the Sakai portal/course management system and then importing content from an existing installation. The organization that I went through this process for had a Sakai instance that had been installed by a vendor/consultant as a binary distribution. We relied on the […]
Monte Carlo Originally uploaded by robtain This photo was taken by my grandfather sometime in the 1950s. I have a crate full of old slides and am trying to get it together to digitize them all.
Just finished getting the site back online after my hosting provider suffered a service outage and catastrophic data loss. While the experience was nerve-wracking and a pain in the behind, it is probably the kickstart that I needed to tend to this little garden again. Spring is in the air, so some photo walks are […]