NEWS OF THE DAY
February 29 , 2012
The Garuda Boot Camp was conducted during February 16-17, 2012 at the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmeddabad. This event was jointly organized by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) and PRL Ahmedabad.Objective of the Boot Camp was to make Garuda more accessible and usable to users and also to understand their requirements. This event was focused on promoting Garuda usage and more application enablement on the Grid.
Prof V.K.B Kota gave the welcome speech and addressed the opening session. Shri G.G. Dholakia gave brief introduction about PRL experience with Garuda and Importance of Garuda to Scientific community. Shri Jigar Raval proposed the vote of Thanks. Participants who attended the Boot Camp were from PRL Ahmedabad, IIT Bombay, Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) Ahmadabad, IIT Ghandhinagar, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute Of Technology (SVNIT ) Surat, and Arya Engineering College Jaipur.
In this workshop various topics like HPC and Grid concepts, Garuda Grid overview, Grid Security and IGCA, Grid Access Methods and Tools, Garuda Storage Resource Management, Application enablement on Grid were focused. All the sessions were handled by Mr Arunachalam and Ms Divya of C-DAC KP, Bangalore.
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