The Sakai Collaboration and Learning Environment (CLE) is a full-featured open source system supporting technology-enabled teaching, learning, research, and ad-hoc project collaboration for education.
The Sakai CLE is typically deployed using Apache Tomcat as its servlet container and scalability is achieved by running multiple instances of Tomcat in a clustered environment, each deploying a copy of the Sakai CLE.
Sakai CLE integrates with a variety of external authentication services including CAS, Kerberos, LDAP, Shibboleth and WebAuth. A single database, usually MySQL or Oracle, provides a transactional store of information while file storage is typically delegated to NAS or SAN solutions.
In most production settings, the Sakai CLE relies on a back-end student information system (SIS) to provide it with student and course information, which the Sakai CLE consults via provider APIs.
- Learning Management.
- Research Collaboration.
- Project Collaboration.
- Document distribution.
- Live chat.
- Assignment uploads.
- Online testing.
Developer: Sakai Foundation
License: Educational Community License, Version 2.0
Sakai Collaboration and Learning Environment is written in Java. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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