Yahoo! India Research & Development has entered into an agreement with the Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras, to support its faculty and students in cloud computing research.
Yahoo has set up a grid computing lab here on IIT campus, consisting of a cluster of high end servers running its open source Hadoop Software, which will provide the infrastructure necessary to conduct research on big data and cloud computing systems.
The lab which cost over Rs. 50 lakh to build, will be accessible to students who have cloud computing courses and doctoral candidates.
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