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The Best (WordPress) LMS Hosting

LearnDash

One of the biggest challenges for anyone who is implementing a learning management system is finding a hosting provider that is both reliable and scale-able. The trouble is, sometimes the hosting provider with the best marketing isn’t necessarily the best provider.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house. The client subscribes to the software rather than licensing it outright and running it on their own servers. SaaS stands for Software as a Service.

Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

There are many sites you can host your corporate videos on – for free. You can even host your corporate training videos on them. If you host them on public sites, there are chances of unauthorized usage. Some More Reasons to Host Training Videos on an LMS.

The Best WordPress Host We Know

LearnDash

The very nature of LearnDash means that we are often helping people across a variety of hosting platforms. Keeping up with all of the various host offerings is a bit daunting. There are generic, shared hosts. WordPress specific hosts. Dedicated servers. Virtual servers. Managed servers. We have been using LightningBase for quite some time to host our sites.

3 Major Reasons You Should Host Your Own LMS

LearnDash

With today’s trend of SaaS, it can be easy to forget the benefits of hosting your own LMS. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should host your own LMS: 1. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) can be great, but it certainly isn’t the best solution for everyone.

Adaptive versus Responsive Design

Obsidian Learning

Adaptive design is server-side , meaning the images are optimized for specific screen resolutions before the page is even delivered. The server distinguishes what kind of device is accessing the site and loads the preset layout based on that device.

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Host the Smart Player on Your Own Website

Visual Lounge

” I’ve got some good news: You only need to care about those extra files if you’re hosting your video on your own website and you want the video to play in our Smart Player. (If Questions about hosting the Smart Player?

6 Advantages of Hosting Videos on an LMS [Infographic]

CommLab India

The challenge comes when you want to host a training session online, to deliver it to a global audience. The huge file size of videos may create problems while hosting them online on a normal server. Hosting your training videos on an LMS offers you quite a few advantages.

Getting Started with Moodle | Planning for Success

Lambda Solutions

The good news is if you are outsourcing your Moodle hosting - which is the recommended method - the Moodle installation process will be taken care of for you. Introduction.

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers. The bottom line without getting technical or overly detailed, the solution is hosted on your vendor’s servers and not hosted on your internal servers. Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall).

Hosted vs. Behind-the-firewall LMS – How To Decide?

Upside Learning

Adding to this dilemma is another level of decision making – whether to go for an OnDemand / SaaS / Hosted LMS service, or for a behind-the-firewall LMS deployment. In case your organization’s policy is flexible, then of course OnDemand / hosted services are feasible options to start with.

E-learning Deployment – Considerations and Tools

eFront

But even if you go for an inferior LMS (well, we had to say it), there are several things you have to consider, the most important being whether you want a Cloud solution or a custom LMS deployment (either hosted or internally deployed). Cloud-hosted LMS. Hosted LMS.

Track Course Completions for Free Using Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer

E-learning Uncovered

If that sounds like a lot of work, keep in mind that this is a FREE solution that can be implemented within a day (assuming you already have a web server), where the alternative likely means purchasing, implementing, configuring, and using an LMS. Step 1 – Readying Your Web Server.

Wrestling Virtual Learning Technology Trauma to the Mat

ATD Learning Technologies

Once we were using web conference software that automatically ended the web session when the Host left the event. Our host accidentally closed the web browser and the session ended instantly with the trainer in mid-sentence.

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Take Advantage of eLearning Possibilities in Your Restaurant

ExpandShare

These courses should be organized by the different employee roles in your restaurant, like server, host, busser, bartender, dishwasher, etc. Training is an ongoing process that affects every employee in your establishment.

Latest #LMS Takeaways Plus Did you know?

eLearning 24-7

Let’s break down the reality in terms of security and save your IT/IS person and you time to post all those questions: Most LMS vendors host their LMS on hosting sites Amazon S3, Rackspace, Akamai, AWS – all of which are extremely secure, especially Amazon S3. I have yet to see or hear someone’s country not have a server available to them, from those hosted server sites. Hello from Berlin.

8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work.

ROI: Should You Host The LMS or Let the Vendor

Kapp Notes

There always seems to be a debate about whether or not an organization should host a Learning Management System (LMS) application internally or externally. An informed client needs to consider costs as well as some questions about the ability to host internally. I have to admit, I lean toward having a vendor host the solution. If it is high, internal hosting might be the answer, if it is low, you may want to consider external hosting.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution.

Recent LMS Trends That Affirm The Continuing Increase Of LMS Popularity For Corporate Training

G-Cube

Another benefit is that the hassle of hosting and maintaining software can be avoided as the LMS vendor takes care of updating as well as maintaining it. The organization need not have their own servers or IT team to moniter the LMS.

8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work.

Adobe RoboHelp: Using SharePoint for Version Control

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In a previous article I showed you how you can use SharePoint to host a shared review. Version control is a method by which you store all project files on a server. You work with a local copy and synchronize all changes with the server. by Willam Van Weelden.

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?

eFront

We have gone from big-as-a-house mainframes with slow-as-molasses magnetic tape storage to pizza-box sized servers with crazy fast SSDs, in the span of four decades. You don’t have complete control over your servers: the Cloud operator has.

eLearning is now created by people with no e-Learning background

Challenge to Learn

They did not have an LMS or website to host the courses on. So we built in course hosting. With one click you can publish a course to an easygenerator server and you will get a link that you can share with your learners.

Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

CommLab India

Hosting and managing trainings online. Selection of server: Software as a service: In this option application will be hosted on vendor server and administration access will be provided. Application and server uptime is vendor’s responsibility.

Cross-platform LMS Integration Strategies

Web Courseworks

Integrating business systems still poses a challenge to CIOs, their technologists and their vendors, but the technological barriers have decreased in recent years for a host of reasons that I describe below.

How to Embed a PDF Viewer with Multiple PDFs in Articulate Storyline (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Very Important Note: This requires a web-server to run properly. Either post the final output to SCORM Cloud, post to your web server, or use a locally hosted test server (i.e.

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Starting with e-Learning? Start with Easygenerator

Challenge to Learn

Host the course. Host the course. Easygenerator offers you course hosting as well (for free!). You can publish to our server with one click. When you are a beginner in e-Learning you have to cover a lot of things before your learners can actually start learning.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

The other option is called Learning Locker which is an open source LRS which does require a server to host the LRS. The snapshot above represents a single JSON message which is submitted to the Learning Locker LRS hosted in the mLevel development environment.

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Knowledge Guru Adds Video, Adaptive Learning, Faster Speeds in Winter Release

Knowledge Guru

We have migrated the entire Knowledge Guru database to Amazon cloud servers. or 2004 packages… or host the game in the cloud for expanded gameplay features and deep tracking. The Knowledge Guru platform has undergone a massive evolution over the last few months.

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6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution.

E-learning course development: How to balance between size, cost and time? Pt. 1

eFront

Whereas recurring costs might include: – Web hosting costs. hosting all of them on the same server if your student count is low enough to permit it), whereas others have to be paid in full for any additional course you create (e.g.

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To be or not to be Moodle

eLearning 24-7

Which means you have to either have the servers in-house (and again, have to factor in the server cost – which many tend to not do) or have it hosted on the web. Perhaps you use Amazon S3 or Rackspace – you pay a monthly fee for either of them, or any of the other server farms out there. Some folks have it hosted via a service provider they use for other things.

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Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

OLIVE is an open, distributed client-server platform for building private, realistic virtual worlds. Private, secure, hosted environments This allowed for a quick implementation and overcame several potential IT department obstacles or road blocks.

3 Critical LMS Selection Questions

LearnDash

Question #1: Software-as-a-Services or Self Hosted? Does your organization want to pay monthly for a third party to host and manage the LMS, or do you prefer to have complete control of it on your own hosting/servers? If you are looking to host your own LMS (cost saver!)

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

Third, there’s no guarantee LinkedIn will keep hosting that content, and there’s no easy way to export it. The hosting is already done, and you can do premium themes. If you are somewhat technical but don’t want to deal with loading things to a server, this is a good option.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

These new-and-improved systems are cloud-­based, meaning all servers and systems are maintained by their software provider.