A one-day workshop on Open Source Application Development for Cloud was organised by the School of Computing of Vignan University on Wednesday.

Horacio Gonzalez, Head of Cloud Competency Centre of National College of Ireland, was the main resource person.

He explained the basics of cloud computing and its applications in advanced research and education networks, open source application development via pattern recognition and the challenges behind parallel programming.

He later dwelt on future computing technologies like the Dark Silicon and Flexi-Core Computing.