Moodle’s Cache (MUC) Configuration Location

First of all, caching is important. A cache is a collection of processed data that is kept on hand and re-used to avoid costly repeated database queries. The default cache setting is quite good but if you are running a big Moodle instance or you using cloud services where the IOPS is limited you need […]

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Installing Moodle using SSL Proxy

SSL proxy is a transparent proxy that performs Secure Sockets Layer encryption (SSL) and decryption between the client and the server. It performs the SSL encryption and decryption between the client and the server.

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How to remove ‘Data retention summary’ from your Moodle site

Some of the themes does not display this link correctly. If you do not want to modify the theme itself and you do not need the data retention summary in your footer then you can switch it off using the following steps: Go to Site administration -> Users -> Privacy and policies -> Privacy settings. […]

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Moodle Analytics – Part 3. – Setting up TensorBoard in cPanel to view the Model Results

After evaluating a model you will get the following message in Moodle: Launch TensorBoard from command line by typing: tensorboard –logdir=’/path_to_your_moodledata/models/4/1566208427/evaluation/coreanalyticstime_splittingquarters/logs/1566583192278/tensor’ Installing moodlemlbackend is a prerequisite to view the model results. Read this quick guide on how to setup the prerequisites. The moodlemlbackend package comes with an older version of TensorFlow package which contains a […]

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Moodle Analytics – Part 1. – Setting up the Python Machine Learning Backend in cPanel

Moodle Analytics machine learning models were introduced in Moodle 3.7.Moodle currently supports two predictions processors: PHP machine learning backend which comes with the core installation Python machine learning backend which is using TensorFlow and much more accurate than the PHP backend and which is recommended over the PHP by MoodleDev. Python backend requires python binary […]

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Moodle 3.3 with MySQL SSL Connection in the Azure Cloud

Update: Microsoft Azure Database for MySQL: Use PHP (not) to Connect and Query Data article has now some new updates. Microsoft listened to my words, so I have found a documentation how to connect to Azure Database for MySQL with PHP via SSL connection. This can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/mysql/howto-configure-ssl Of course this is not […]

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