Tuesday, October 28, 2008

C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) - India's pride

PodUniversal - Edition 47

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), is a Research and Development organisation set up by the Government of India. They have been contributing to the National Technological development silently. They are pioneers in building Super Computer PARAM in India, Garuda Grid Computing. They are also promoting open source softwares. They have released a Desi operating System BOSS, Indian version of Linux. They have also developed forensic software to help the Police officials to investigate cyber crimes.

In this podcast, we have interviewed Mr S Ramakrishnan, Director General of C-DAC. Mr S. Ramakrishnan, popularly known as Ramki is a pioneer in India in computer newtworking and grid computing.  Even before the internet concept came to India, as the Project Director at National level, he was mainly responsible for networking educational institutions as 'ernet'.  Now he is also closely associated with the PARAM PADMA, the next generation Super Computer.

Please listen to his interview by clicking to play (13 minutes)

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  1. Hi,
    Thanks for giving information about C-DAC. No doubt this is a matter of pride in India.

  2. Yeah, I have known from here that is the best technology incorporated by CDAC. Thanks.

  3. Wow!!! Great efforts by CDAC and you must go on.. Thanks for sharing this information and en lighting us.


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