Moodle hosting in the Cloud via Windows Azure
There are two projects currently available for hosting Moodle on Windows Azure, both on CodePlex (Microsoft's open source project hosting site, which hosts over 200,000 projects currently):
http://moodle2azure.codeplex.com/ This is a port of Moodle 2.x Course Management System to Azure platform.
http://moodleazure.codeplex.com/ Enable Moodle 1.9.9 to run on Windows Azure and SQL Azure
Both of these projects are on CodePlex, there's a community of support on the site for advice as you start to implement and use them there are a number of other moodle associated codeplex projects and a whole forum on the Moodle community website for Windows users
Originally posted on the UK Faculty Connection Blog
There are many ways to learn technology around the world. We realise that sometimes the way students can master professional tools is on their own time with their friends.
Microsoft goal is to support them with the accessss to tools, training and a platform to connect.
Student Tech Clubs are communities of students, problem solvers, challenge seekers, people who love to discover everything they can do with the latest technology.
The program is there to help students to start and run a Student Tech Club at their institution or to help support existing student computer societies.
Tools like surveys, member administration, newsletters, invitations to events, event calendar, support materials created by Microsoft Product Groups, access to speakers and resources are some of the features they can take advantage today using this initiative.
If you are interested in learning more about Microsoft Student Tech Clubs at your school or campus, please see the following presentation which contains all the information and advice.
Originally posted on the UK Microsoft Faculty Connection Blog.