FF4 release party #Manav_Rachna

Today on 15 April 2011, I went to the Firefox4 release party in Manav Rachna International University . Prashant was the main person behind this wonderful firefox4 release party event. Me and Narendra reached the college around 11 am.The crowd was electrifying as well as very enthusiastic. First Prashant has given an talk about the firefox4 and new features of firefox4. After that their was a web quiz and Mozilla goodies was given to those who have answered the question. Then it was my talk on FOSS for Academic Institutions which can be found here : http://blog.gauravpaliwal.com/foss-for-college-infrastructure .After their there was cake cutting ceremony and snacks party.Then Narendra discussed various aspects of FOSS in details and student clarified their doubts.


At 3:30 pm event was over then four of us (me , Narendra , Prashant and another person whose name I don’t remember ) have a great discussion session for more then 2 hours outside the college.

FOSS for College #Infrastructure

Given a small interactive session in Manav Rachna University’s Firefox 4 release party on FOSS for College Infrastructure.

Slide Transcript :

  1. FOSS for Academic Institutions Infrastructure By : Gaurav Paliwal Http://gauravpaliwal.com IRC Nick : gauravpaliwal
  2. Why ?What ?How ?When ?
  3. Why ?
  4. Reason 1Save Resources Wastage : eResources resourceCenter.optimize(true)
  5. Reason 2 Better Manageabilityauthentication.SSO(true)
  6. Reason 3Go greenerpaperless++ ;
  7. Reason 4 $$–
  8. Reason 5Decrease the efforts manHours– ;
  9. What ?
  10. Solution 1Research Paper Repository DSpaceusers : IGNOU/IIT/IISc/MIT
  11. Solution 2Off Campus Resource Sharing Utilize Resources to Fullest VPN/Squid
  12. Solution 3 Single Sign OnEase of use for usersopenLDAP/Shibboleth
  13. Solution 4 ILSKoha or NeGenLibUsers : DPL/IGNOU
  14. Solution 5 LMS Moodle or Sakai orBhraspati <<BRAVERY REQUIRED>> Users : IIT-D
  15. Solution 6.1 Scientific ComputingSLIM Server is okey okey
  16. Solution 6.2 Scientific ComputingA great example of it can be seen in ANDC (Delhi University)
  17. Solution 7General Administration Fedena http://projectfedena.org/
  18. Solution 8Collaboration Platform Mahara http://mahara.org/
  19. Solution 9Communication Platform Many.
  20. Solution 10 CMSAgain Many.
  21. Solution 11CoursewareMoodle/Sakai
  22. Solution 12 HRMOrange is the color.
  23. How ?
  24. Solution Student + Faculty + Administrationhttp://www.expresscomputeronline.com/20091116/expressintelligententerprise05.shtml
  25. When ?
  26. SolutionWhen there is no Admin “FRICTION”
  27. Questions !!