Tag Archives: Sakai

Sakai Is Probably Healthier Than You Think

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1083) These days, most people don’t hear much about Sakai, and when they do, it’s usually bad news. Most recently there was the horrible outage at UC Davis and some other Sakai schools using a support vendor … Continue reading

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UC Davis, Sakai, and Open Source

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1083) Phil has been a busy boy, putting out two pieces about some Blackboard research that had gotten some negative responses and two more on a horrifically bad LMS outage for UC Davis and other universities using support vendor Scriba. Our main schtick … Continue reading

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UC Davis LMS Back Online: Update on what we know about Scriba Sakai outage

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) I’ve been told by two sources that the UC Davis LMS outage I described in this post may be over, and the SmartSite LMS is back online (SmartSite is UC Davis’ implementation of Sakai, hosted by … Continue reading

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Scriba Disaster: Sakai-based LMS for UC Davis is down with no plans for recovery

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) In what might shape up as one of the worst LMS outages in recent history, UC Davis has been working without an LMS for the past week and does not expect their vendor to fix the … Continue reading

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Previous LMS For Schools Moving to Canvas in US and Canada

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) During the most recent quarterly earnings call for Instructure, an analyst asked an interesting question (despite starting off from the Chris Farley Show format). Corey Greendale (First Analysis Securities Corporation):  Awesome. A couple of other things … Continue reading

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