Written in a clear, straightforward way with lots of screenshots and direct instructions this book will equip you with all the tools you need to set up, optimize, extend, and maintain a Moodle system. A problem-solution approach has been taken when possible to bring the content more in line with your day-to-day operations. This book is written for technicians, systems administrators, as well as academic staffaEURO"basically anyone who has to administer a Moodle system. Whether you are dealing with a small-scale local Moodle system or a large-scale multi-site Virtual Learning Environment, this book will assist you with any administrative tasks. Some basic Moodle knowledge is helpful, but not essential.
Alex Buchner is the co-founder and technical lead of Synergy Learning, the UK's largest Moodle partner. He has been involved in system and database administration for two decades and has been administering virtual learning environments of all shapes and sizes since their advent on the educational landscape. Alex holds a PhD in Computer Science and an MSc in Software Engineering. He has authored over 50 international publications, including two books, and is a frequent speaker on Moodle and related open-source technologies.