Moodle Benchmark

Reports ::: report_benchmark
Maintained by Mickaël PANNEQUIN, Nicolas Martignoni
Performs various tests to determine the quality of the Moodle platform

Moodle Benchmark v1.4.0

Moodle 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9
Released: Monday, February 24, 2020, 8:05 PM

Benchmark screenshot

Moodle Benchmark plugin

GitHub release GitHub Release Date GitHub last commit

Performs various performance checks to determine the quality of the Moodle platform. It is tested against and compatible with Moodle 2.7.x to 3.9.x.

> Benchmark result calculation was updated as of plugin version 1.3.0, to fix a sometimes inaccurate file writing performance check. Be careful when comparing benchmarks done before and after version 1.3.0!


Code available at

Release notes

  • 2020-02-24, v1.4.0: Compatibility with Moodle 3.8.x. See release notes of v1.4.0.
  • 2019-08-31, v1.3.0: Fix a sometimes inaccurate file writing performance check. See release notes of v1.3.0.
  • 2019-07-24, v1.2.0: Compatibility with Moodle 3.7.x. See release notes of v1.2.0.
  • 2018-10-28, v1.1.0: RGPD Fix #18 and compatibility with Moodle 3.5 and 3.6
  • 2017-09-07, v1.0.3: Fix #13
  • 2017-09-07, v1.0.2: Update & test for moodle 3.2, 3.3
  • 2016-07-08, v1.0.1: Production version - Moodle Coding style
  • 2016-07-02, v1.0.0: Production version
  • 2016-06-26, v0.9-r3 (beta): Pre-production version
  • 2016-06-26, v0.9-r1 (beta): Preview version - Beta
  • 2016-06-25, v0.0.1b (alpha): all stuff is now in ./moodle/report/benchmark
  • 2016-06-24, v0.0.1a (alpha): Preview version - Alpha




  • Clone or download the master branch directly on your ./moodle/report directory server
  • Rename it to benchmark
  • Logon as admin on your Moodle server
  • Go to "Site Administration > Notification"
  • Install the new plugin as usual


  • Download the zip
  • Open the Zip and rename the folder benchmark-master in benchmark
  • Logon as admin on your Moodle server
  • go to "Site Administration > Plugins > Install plugins"
  • Put the zip file i, ZIP package
  • Clic on Install plugin from the ZIP file



  • Cloner ou télécharger la branche master directement vers le dossier ./moodle/report de votre serveur
  • Renommez-le benchmark
  • Logez-vous comme administrateur
  • Allez à "Administration du site > Notification"
  • Installez le nouveau plugin comme d'habitude


  • Télécharger le zip
  • Ouvrir le Zip et renommer le dossier benchmark-master en benchmark
  • Logez-vous comme administrateur
  • Allez à "Administration du site > Plugins > Installer des plugins"
  • Placer le zip dans la zone Paquetage ZIP
  • Cliquer sur Installer le plugin à partir du fichier Zip



As Admin logon your server, go to "Site Administration > Reports > Benchmark"


Connectez-vous comme Administrateur, allez à "Administration du site > Rapports > Benchmark"


  • Be an admin or a manager


  • Moodle installed
  • 1 minute (time to prepare a coffee / tea during the test)



Benchmark records

  • 1st : Sergio Rabellino - 21 points
  • 2nd : Richard Oelmann - 90 points
  • 3rd : Usman Asar - 93 points


Copyright ©2016 onwards, Mickaël Pannequin

  • All the source code is licensed under GPL 3 or any later version
  • The documentation is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
Can be updated from
v1.0.1, v1.0.3, v1.1.0, v1.2.0, v1.3.0
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 3.0, Moodle 3.1, Moodle 3.2, Moodle 3.3, Moodle 3.4, Moodle 3.5, Moodle 3.6, Moodle 3.7, Moodle 3.8, Moodle 3.9
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.0
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.1
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.2
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.3
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.4
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.5
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.6
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.7
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.8
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.9

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL
VCS tag

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Reports

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myreport") in the "report" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation