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Open edX

Open edX is an Open Source Web-based system for creating, delivering and an analysing online courses at massive scale.
Nate Aune (Appsembler)

Open edX is also:

  • Open Source (AGPL licensed)
  • A Python application using the Django framework

Open edX numbers (as of 2017):

  • > 800 independent sites running Open exX
  • > 5000 courses
  • > 11 million learners at
  • > 11 million learners at other Open edX sites


Minimum of two servers: one for apps, the other for databases (MySQL and MongoDB).

Cost estimate to run an Open edX site on 6 EC2 AWS instances: from USD 950 to USD 1400 per month (video snippet).




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