Monday, 29 July 2013

Speed Test @ NKN

National Knowledge Network, a GoI dream project for building quality institutions with requisite research facilities and creating a pool of highly trained professionals. 
NKN is a multi-gigabit pan-India network for providing a unified high speed network backbone for all knowledge related institutions in the country. 
The NKN comprises of an ultra-high speed CORE (multiples of 10 Gbps), complimented with a distribution layer at appropriate speeds. Participating institutions at the Edge will connect to the National Knowledge Network seamlessly at speeds of 1 Gbps or higher.

Here is some screen shot of speed test done from a Windows Machine of a NKN engineer.

Some new speed test screen shots :-

Saturday, 20 July 2013

GARUDA-NKN Partner Meet 2013

GARUDA - NKN Partners meet - 2013 on 25th & 26th July 2013 at Bangalore

GARUDA-NKN Partner meet is jointly organized by C-DAC and NKN to bring forth collaborative initiatives in the scientific community leveraging on the enhanced power of GARUDA-NKN collaboration

This conference will provide an open platform to increase invaluable insight to collaborative initiatives of Grid GARUDA and National Knowledge Network (NKN). Eminent scientists and researchers from premier institutes, CSIR, ICAR and ICMR labs will be delivering talks on unique applications running on HPC, Grid and Cloud platforms. Some of the talks include Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD), Agricultural research using HPC, Health informatics, Trends in HPC with respect to Petascale & Exascale computing , Geophysical applications on Grid, Building Biodiversity knowledge database on Grid including Challenges in handling Big data. Few talks will also cover NKN & Garuda services.

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