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Advanced Servers for ODK (Local and Cloud Installation)

THIS COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR PEOPLE WORKING IN:

Impact Evaluation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Academic Research, Market Research, Field Research, Agriculture, Health, Education, WASH, Handicapped, Human rights, Emergencies/disasters, Advocacy, Education, Environment, Small business development, Community development, Rural development, Women, Youth, Population, Rehabilitation, Culture, Capacity Building, Appropriate technology, Income, generation, Private sector, Refugees/displaced.

Introduction

ODK Aggregate can be deployed on Google's App Engine, enabling users to quickly run surveys without facing the complexities of setting up their own web service. ODK Aggregate can also be deployed locally on a Tomcat backed with a MySQL or PostgreSQL database server.

Who should attend

This course is for advanced ODK users. The course will focus on the various options available for setting up ODK Aggregate based survey data hosting platforms.

Participants are expected to have prior knowledge in ODK Collect and Survey authoring using xlsforms or to have attended our course on Mobile Based Data Collection Using ODK.

Requirements

Participants are expected to have prior knowledge in ODK Collect and Survey authoring using xlsforms or to have attended our course on Mobile Based Data Collection Using ODK.

Duration

5 Days

Course Objectives

The course will focus on the various options available for setting up ODK Aggregate based survey data hosting platforms.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Host survey data using ODK Briefcase as a server.
  2. Setup ODK Aggregate locally on Tomcat for Linux.
  3. Setup ODK Aggregate locally on Tomcat for Windows.
  4. Setup ODK Aggregate on Google’s App Engine.
  5. Extract and publish data to external applications.

Course Contents

  • ODK refresher.
  • How to use ODK Briefcase as a server without having to install ODK Aggregate.
  • Setup and Installation of ODK Aggregate on App Engine (cloud).
  • ODK Aggregate Local server setup.
    • Installing on Tomcat for Linux.
    • Installing on Tomcat for Windows.
  • Publishing data to maps, Google Spreadsheets, Fusion Tables and external applications.
  • Extracting/Exporting data from ODK Aggregate.
  • Billing for App Engine installation.
  • Configurations for Network Access.
    • Server firewall configuration.
    • Making server visible on the internet (optional).
    • Establishing a DNS name for the server.
  • Server Security.

Methodology

This instructor led training course is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with acertificate of participation.

Training Venue

The training is residential and will be held at theT4D Training Center in Westlands Nairobi, Kenya. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

Accommodation

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Training Fee

The course fee is KES 75,000.00 or USD 1,100.00 exclusive of VAT. The course fees covers the course tuition, training materials, two (2) break refreshments, lunch and study visits. Participants will cater for their travel and accommodation costs.

Organizations who send more than three participants automatically qualify for a 10% discount.

Payment

Payment should be transferred to T4D account through bank on or before the course commences.

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Cancellation Policy

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

Tailor- Made

This scheduled course can also be tailored for your organization. To find out how our tailor-made training can help your organization, contact our team on:

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Event Properties

Event Date 18-12-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 22-12-2017 5:00 pm
Capacity 100
Registered 0
Available place 100
Cut off date 18-12-2017
Individual Price USD1,100.00
Location T4D Training Center
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