14-JUL-2020: Online workshop on 'AWS Cloud Computing'
Aligarh, July 14: The Training and Placement Cell, University Women's Polytechnic and the Training and Placement Office (General), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in collaboration with APPWARS Technologies, Noida organised an online workshop on 'AWS Cloud Computing' in which experts discussed cloud computing solutions involving large groups of remote servers, networked to allow centralized data storage.
"Cloud computing will provide solutions to future problems related to artificial intelligence, cyber-security, managing and understanding big data and quality control," said Dr Salma Shaheen (Principal, University Women's Polytechnic and Convener of the workshop).
She added that cloud computing based innovations such as Industry cloud and cloud automation are also being integrated to cloud computing platforms to be utilized in industrial activities targeted to rationalise various operations.
Speaking on the use of cloud computing in academics after the Covid 19 outbreak, she pointed out that since university classes stand suspended due to the pandemic, students are accessing notes, videos and presentations uploaded by teachers on cloud spaces to avoid academic loss.
"Information technology (IT) systems are increasingly embedded in many aspects of our daily lives with economic implications. The industrial growth today depends on smart applications of technology," said Mr Saad Hameed, Training and Placement Officer (General) and co-convener of the workshop.
In the technical session, Mr Gaurav Dwivedi, Network Engineer, APPWARS Technologies delineated cloud computing services from the basics of storage, networking, and processing power through to natural language processing and artificial intelligence and standard office applications.
Dr Jahangir Alam, Training and Placement Officer, University Women's Polytechnic and coordinator of the workshop spoke on computing infrastructure and data centers and how companies can rent access to anything from applications to storage from a cloud service provider.
Ms Amrah Maryam, (Computer Section, University Women's Polytechnic) conducted the programme, while Mr Tariq Ahmed (Organizing Secretary of the workshop) extended the vote of thanks.
Around 110 students and 15 faculty members participated in the programme.
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