On 16th March’17, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Mysore invited Red Hat to be the part of there ongoing CSI fest, Technologix. Red Hat was the premium sponsor of the fest.

The event was a success with fresh energy, most of the students were sophomors and were aware about Fedora, Linux and opensource.

Four speakers, including me, decided to go and talk about different technologies which are being used at Red Hat extensively. We travelled from Bangalore to Mysore in a car, with made the journey more exciting. It took us nearly 3.5 hours to reach our destination.

On reaching there, Vishnupriya, a student from SJCE, welcomed us and guided us to the guest rooms.

The session started at 2:30 pm with about 150-200 students waiting to learn about technologies used in industry. The CSI members welcomed us with flower bouquet and inspiring words.

Virtualization

The first talk was given by Buvenash Kumar, who is engineering intern at Red Hat. He has been working with Red Hat for last 1 year. He talked about virtualization, different types and benefits of virtualization. He also talked about various hypervisors in market like Red Hat Enterprise virtualization, VMWare Esxi, Xenserver.

Ansible

The talk on Ansible was given by me. I talked about SSH, Introduction to Ansible, Introduction to YAML, Setting up test environment, Ansible config and HOST files(demo).

Openstack

The talk was given by Ankit Raj. He was a part of GSOC’2015, and contributed to Ruby community. He works on gluster project as Associate software engineer at Red Hat. He talked about the Openstack and it’s usage, OS searchlight concepts and flow and its contribution guide.

Git and contribution to opensource

This session was taken up by Sumantro Mukherjee who is Associate Quality Engineer, Fedora Project, Red Hat and Arvind Chembarpu, who interns as Fedora QA at Red Hat.

The event ended on a great note and a small speech by Dr. SK Padma, the head of department of computer science SJCE, she mentioned about the opensource wave in there campus and how they promote opensource. The speakers were awarded trophies.

After the event, we explored the beautiful campus of the college.

Special thanks

CSI chapter of SJCE, Sudhir Dharanendraiah, alumni of SJCE and QE Manager at Red Hat, Red Hat organization and Arvind Chembarpu for making the visit possible. And thanks Rejy for dvds.

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