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We currently run a moodle 1.9 installation at a largish secondary school. It runs on its own server and ...
16th May 2013, 09:34 PM #1
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Help spec-ing up for moodle 2.4 server
We currently run a moodle 1.9 installation at a largish secondary school. It runs on its own server and has done for the last 4 years.
We are now looking at timing a hardware refresh and upgrading to moodle 2.4 at the same time. My question is what type spec server would I need to be looking at?
Total users: 3000 (students, parents, staff)
Any help would be great thanks.
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16th May 2013, 09:47 PM #2
What is the spec of your current server, just out of interest?
16th May 2013, 10:11 PM #3
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8Gb RAM, 500Gb, Xeon E5504 2Ghz, windows server 2008.
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16th May 2013, 10:33 PM #4
whatever spec you go for, make sure install something like xcache.
17th May 2013, 12:26 PM #5
we currently run with
8 gig ram
4 cores at 2.5 Ghz
300 gig disk space
Ubuntu server 12.04
This is a VM running atop Vmware ESX
We used to run two windows based vms - one for database and one for Apache also on the vmware server. however the single Ubuntu VM has given use much better performance
17th May 2013, 02:19 PM #6
In my experience Moodle is much easier to get up & running / installed in a Linux environment.
17th May 2013, 03:22 PM #7
My new build is:
DB server: CentOS 6.4 / 8GB RAM / 2vCPU / 80GB HDD
Web server: CentOS 6.4 / APC accelerator / 8GB RAM / 2vCPU / 30GB HDD (system) / 500GB (data)
Running virtualised but on an EMC storage array with flash disks and auto tiering so in theory if the Moodle DB gets lots of hits it'll go onto the fast storage. Didn't like the idea of running Moodle on Windows, PHP doesn't seem to work as well as it does on Linux (imo)
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