NewZNew (S A S Nagar) : Indo Global Colleges conducted a workshop on Cloud Computing, with live practical sessions, using IBM Bluemix . Around 300 faculty and students from PTU affiliated colleges participated in the workshop. Mani Madhukar Academic Head & Senior Manager of IBM Bangalore was the resource person.
Addressing the students of Computer Science Engineering stream, Madhukar laid stress on the shortage of resources. According to him there is a dearth of resources trained in cloud technologies and consequently there is a huge requirement of the same in industry. Focusing on the technological education, he said that there should be a close association between industry and academia. Nowadays it is imperative for the students to have the latest knowledge about the activities of the industry. He streamlined the concept of cloud computing to the audience and also provided a hands on knowledge about the IBM Bluemix, which is an open-standard, cloud-based platform for building, managing, and running apps of all types, such as web, mobile, big data, and smart devices. It was an interactive and practical session, where audience got hands on experience of latest technology on their devices.
While speaking at the moment Chairman Sukhdev Singla Said that IBM Blue mix is IBM’s next generation open-standards cloud based platform for building, managing, and running apps of all types (web, mobile, big data, new smart devices). Leverage ready-to-use capabilities like Java, mobile back end development, application monitoring, as well as many more assets from ecosystem partners and open source – all through an as-a-service model in the Cloud.
The workshop was organized in two sessions. A brief introduction about IBM products, IBM market share and a short presentation on Web technologies along with IBM’s cloud computing Blue mix tool including a demo on how to deploy web application in to server residing in the Cloud The first half of the session. The second half of the session contained lab components where all the registered students were asked to create, deploy and execute the same with simple web applications.