Preparing your Moodle installation
Before you start installing Moodle, you have to decide which setup is right for your organization. Once you have decided, there are several hardware and software prerequisites you have to fulfill before you can get started.
Choosing your best setup
- Flexibility: If you want to have complete control over your system, install plugins, be able to tweak system settings, and make frequent changes to the setup, you should host your own server. However, if your preferred choice is to only administer Moodle while somebody else is looking after the operating system, the web server, and backups, it is better to opt for a professionally-hosted setup, particularly the offerings provided by authorized Moodle Partners.
- Scalability: This is entirely driven by the number of active learners and...