Tag Archive: Blackboard

Feb 17

Blackboard Performance Update

It’s been two months since we moved Blackboard to the new data centre and performed the various hardware upgrades (see the post we made about that here), so it’s about time that we take a look at how the service has performed since it went live, and how it coped with the demand of the …

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Dec 15

More Blackboard Improvement!

As you’re probably aware, Blackboard was scheduled to be unavailable for four days recently for us to do some maintenance. There’s never a good time to take down Blackboard, but this date was chosen to minimise the impact to our users – most students will be off home over this weekend and looking forward to …

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May 23

Improving Blackboard

A few people may have noticed a short period last week when Blackboard was unavailable / unstable. We noticed a problem with the database server and have been working over the past week to work out what the problem is and how to fix it! We’ll start with the structure of Blackboard – there are …

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