[LON-CAPA-users] getting started converting problems from classic CAPA to LON-CAPA

Gerd Kortemeyer korte at lite.msu.edu
Sat Apr 20 10:30:48 EDT 2013


On Apr 20, 2013, at 10:18 AM, Joseph Mingrone <jrm at mathstat.dal.ca> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 7:18 PM, Gerd Kortemeyer <korte at lite.msu.edu> wrote:
>> You should get your server connected to the cluster, there is a lot of good stuff out there :-)
> I hope to convince the higher-ups that this is the way to go.  They
> have concerns about the safety of student data, particularly about the
> possibility of the data being stored on servers outside of Canada.
> Can you allay these fears?

All of your student data will remain on your server.

In addition, configuration allows you to block offloading of sessions to other servers.

The code is open-source, so you can check anytime what it does. An old but still valid outline of the architecture can be found at


You could also have them talk to colleagues at Simon Fraser University.

>  It would be nice to make use of the "good
> stuff" and contribute what we have.

That's the idea!

- Gerd.

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