Learn how to scale your Open edX platform by migrating the MySQL database service to its own remote Ubuntu server running on AWS EC2.
Learn pro tips on how to configure the Open edX platform. This tutorial will help you to better understand the organizational strategy behind the many Open edx platform configuration files. You’ll also learn about the platform architecture and how the file system is organized.
Get your first Open edX platform up and running with this detailed step-by-step how-to guide that provides detailed instructions on how to build your AWS EC2 Ubuntu Linux server, execute the Open edX native build scripts, and configure your new platform.
Learn how to create a complete backup solution for your Open edX installation. This detailed step-by-step how-to guide covers backing up MySQL and MongoDB, organizing backup data into a single date-stamped tarball zip file, plus how to setup a cron job and how to copy your backups to an AWS
Tutor for Docker simplifies the process of getting an Open edX installation up and running. If you are installing Open edX for evaluation purposes, or if your installation will support less than say, 1,000 learners, then you should seriously consider using Tutor to install the platform rather than using the
In this tutorial we take a look at the Open edX UI architecture and some of its foundational technologies. Key styling principals are illustrated with a detailed set of practical examples that you can put to work in your own comprehensive theme.
Maybe you’re like me. On my first Open edX platform I thought, “how difficult could it be?”. Well, pretty difficult. the Open edX UI is complicated for several reasons, and until you understand a few basic principals any modification, no matter how minor, will be a challenge. But with this
The official Native Open edX Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit Installation guide frankly states that “Setting up production configurations is beyond the scope of this wiki page.” So what exactly is the difference between the sandbox installation described in the official documentation, versus a true production installation? Let’s find out.
Open edX is a remarkably stable platform, but if you’re having problems with your instance then hopefully this troubleshooting guide will help. This is a collection of the configuration and maintenance related problems that I routinely encounter, along with the prescriptive measures with which I’ve had the most success.