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Advanced Servers for ODK (Local and Cloud Installation) Course

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 server. ODK Aggregate can also be deployed locally on a Tomcat backed with a MySQL or PostgreSQL database server.

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

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.

 

 

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.

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REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are 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 an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. 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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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 14th October 2019.

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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.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

 

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 21-10-2019
Event End Date 25-10-2019
Cut off date 14-10-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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+254 715077817 | +254 792516000
outreach@indepthresearch.org
Westlands, Rhapta Road
Njema Court, Suite R2

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