By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Beyond the stack
Mike LoukidesO'Reilly Radar, May 31, 2014
One of the interesting 'behind the scenes' things about the new MOOC platforms is the way they're built: distributed computing. Coursera, for example, relies on Amazon Web Services (AWS). EdX's default distribution also uses AWS. As tghe article states, "A new toolset has grown up to support the development of massively distributed applicationsMore...