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Collaborative Learning. Community Led.

Welcome to the Open edX 2019 Conference, hosted by UC San Diego! This year’s theme is all about collaborative learning, and how Open edX enables technologists, educators and learners to collaborate, innovate, and move the state of teaching and learning forward.  
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Thursday, March 28 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Blockstore Architecture

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We’re building a new system called Blockstore for storing learning content in Open edX. This technical talk will provide an overview of the architecture of Blockstore, explain its impact for developers and Open edX administrators, and show how you can try it out and contribute. We’ll explain why we want to replace Modulestore with Blockstore, how Blockstore works, how to move content to Blockstore, and how to contribute.

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Braden MacDonald

CTO, OpenCraft
Braden is an experienced developer who has been contributing to Open edX for more than six years.
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David Ormsbee

Lead Architect, edX
My current work includes Blockstore and doing code reviews and platform improvements for edx-platform. I also delighted to talk about performance, courseware, and Open edX architecture in general. I've been working on Open edX since the prototype days of 2012, so I'm familiar with... Read More →

Thursday March 28, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
Center Hall, Room 101