ASHWINI KUMAR RATH
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Introduction

An innovator, author and entrepreneur, Ashwini Rath is actively involved in IT consulting and software product development. His current research interests include cloud computing, Internet of Things, and mathematical sciences. Ashwini is a strong believer of knowledge-based socio-economic development. He lives with parents, wife and son; and loves Nature and Indian rural life.

 

Cloud Computing: Facing the RealityCloud Computing: Facing the Reality

The book provides a concise overview of this novel computing paradigm, and is meant for readers having varying skills in Information Technology. The ground realities for adoption of cloud computing along with technologies involved have been presented with anecdotes, historical perspectives, and contemporary research findings.
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An innovator, author and entrepreneur, Ashwini Rath is actively involved in IT consulting and software product development. His current research interests include cloud computing, Internet of Things, and mathematical sciences apart from history and music. He is a member of IEEE and IEEE Computer Society; and is a life member of Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI), and SCAAA, a local association of amateur astronomers.

Born in Odisha (India) in 1973, Ashwini obtained his education completing post-graduation in theoretical physics and an advanced diploma in software management. He was a visiting student to some of the leading research institutes such as TIFR (Mumbai), IUCAA (Pune), and IOP (Bhubaneswar) during and after his study at University of Hyderabad. He was awarded with the best research paper presentation at the national conference of Plasma Science Society of India in 1998, and was the web editor of this national body during the year 1998-1999, while he was engaged in theoretical studies of nonlinear statistical behaviour of strongly-coupled dusty plasmas in Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) as a Research Scholar.

Later Ashwini took interest in Information Technology, and founded a few technology startups after a series of software consulting assignments in India and abroad. Currently, he is actively involved in the strategic affairs and product development at BATOI Systems (P) Limited apart from serving as Director and Sr. consultant at ADII Research & Applications (P) Limited, the other company founded by him.

Ashwini is a seasoned writer, and has written a number of academic, business and other articles published in leading magazines and journals. A compelling and effective speaker, he is fluent in English; and has spoken in different national and international fora.

Ashwini has been involved in different social and philanthropic activities, and is a strong believer of knowledge-based socio-economic development through the active participation of local populace. He has founded Anwesha Foundation; and is a life member of Blood Donors Council, Indian Red Cross Society and St. John Ambulance.

Ashwini lives with his parents, wife and son; and loves Nature and Indian rural life.

Books/ E-Books

Cloud Computing: Facing the RealityCloud Computing: Facing the Reality

The book provides a concise overview of this novel computing paradigm, and is meant for readers having varying skills in Information Technology. The ground realities for adoption of cloud computing along with technologies involved have been presented with anecdotes, historical perspectives, and contemporary research findings.
Read more »

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Cloud Computing with BATOI - A White PaperCloud Computing with BATOI - A White Paper

In this white paper, the difficulties and issues faced by the consultants and consumers of IT at different levels of cloud adoption have been discussed. Moreover, the advantages of BATOI and the steps for successful adoption of this innovative cloud computing platform equipped with varied software applications or BATOI Apps have been presented.

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Opendelight Reference GuideOpendelight Reference Guide

This reference guide provides a comprehensive coverage of the Opendelight framework starting from installation process to developing an application using different intricate features of the framework. A full list of variables, objects and database tables available with the framework has been provided.
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EkweshaEkwesha – An Anthology of Odia Poems by Basudev Rath

The book contains poems illustrating devotional tradition of Odisha with various mythological instances as the theme, and is presented in different categories including Chautisha, Bhajan, Janana among others. The book is an indispensable treasure of Odia literature, and has used rich expressions to narrate Epic and devotional situations smeared with zing of emotion and serene wishes.
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Lectures/ Talks

  • [Course Lecture: Outline (PDF)] A Series of Lectures at Xaviers Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar on "Customer Relationship Management (CRM)"
  • [TechTalk: Slides] At Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) on "Public Domain and Social Networking" - July 24, 2012
    Online social networking tools have had significant impact on our individual behaviour and even broad social character. The proliferation of information has seen inadvertent movement of private information into the public domain; in fact, the line separating the two has been blurred. While public broadcast systems have started augmenting social networking into the information aggregation and dissemination cycle, it is envisaged that a closer integration of both will determine the future scenario. The talk provides insight into the subtle aspects of social networking and its role in public domain.
  • [TechTalk] At Silicon Institute of Technology on the Topic "Cloud Computing- New Ways of IT Services" on May 09, 2012
  • [TechTalk] At CSI Eastern Regional Conference and Student Convention on topic "A Paradigm Shift In IT" - March 06, 2012
    With the recent trends in techno-economic development, IT vendors have started offering almost everything as off-the-shelf application for quick consumption. Also, business demands in enterprises and changed lifestyle of individual consumers of IT have given rise to a shift in the way of using software applications and computing resources. In this talk, the changing scenario along with transformations in the areas of IT implementation and usages have been discussed, and a brief introduction about the upcoming cloud computing platform, BATOI has been provided.
  • [TechTalk: Slides] "Cloud Computing: Hype or Reality?" at United School of Business Management (USBM), Bhubaneswar December 02, 2011
    Any IT whitepaper or brochure of a software product these days invariably mentions the name of "Cloud Computing". A great deal of hype is associated, and an increasing number of business units are adopting it every passing day. This trend has resulted in a number of opportunities and also challenges in terms of technology and business. The talk covered cloud computing from technology and business perspectives apart from evaluating the opportunities and challenges involved.
  • [PepTalk: Slides] At IIT Kharagpur on October 23, 2011
  • [PepTalk: Transcript] Address to students at Innovation Business School (IBS), Bhubaneswar on September 24, 2011

Media

  • [TV Interview: Youtube Video] Hacking of 22 websites of government of Odisha, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh - Live TV Interview - November 8, 2014
  • [Media Coverage: Press Clippings] The New Indian Express has run a feature article on June 21, 2014
  • [Charity Programme: Press Clippings] Inaugurated Blood Donation Camp by Donating Blood at Anwesha Foundation on September 24, 2012
  • [TV Interview: Video 1, Video 2, Video 3] Odisha Schools Examination Result Leak and Cyber Security - Live TV Interview - June 28, 2012
  • [Invited Article: Link] "Being the CEO of a PHP Consulting Company" - php | architect, August 2010 Issue
    Article Summary: Some criticize a CEO as a "jack of all trades, master of none", but as the global economy resets and the knowledge industry undergoes a phase of consolidation, the role of CEO in a company is critical in terms of leading the team in a difficult period and of preparing the company to meet future challenges. Moreover, creating products with PHP and doing business around this open source technology has always been an interesting journey. In this article, I share my experience, and discuss my efforts to enable my company to meet those goals - the human side of the process.
  • [TV Interview: Video] Biometric ration Card implementation in Odisha on Experimental Basis - August 10, 2010
  • [TV Interview: Video] In a Live TV Program on E-Governance Systems in Odisha - August 05, 2010
  • [Press Release: Link] Opendelight PHP Framework for Enterprise-grade Web Application Development - April 27, 2010
  • [In News: Press Clippings] Launch event of Orissa360.com (now, Odisha360.com) on February 10, 2008
  • [In News: Press Clippings] Now behold personal memories freeze-frame on the Web! - Article published in Indian Express on Jan 04, 2006.
  • [In News: Press Clippings] Bloochip takes the 'open source' route to success - Article published in The New Indian Express on January 14, 2004.

Current Projects

  • [Open Source Framework - Project Home, Intro Video, Download] Opendelight® PHP Application Development Framework
    An open source application development framework for PHP and MySQL makes the entreprise-grade application development on cloud really fast and easy.
  • [Cloud Computing - Cloud Platform, Book, Blog] This novel paradigm of computing has revolutionized the way we use products of information technology and has a big impact on our life today.
  • [Shankar Jaikishan Music - Website, E-book] Shankar Jaikishan music, synonym of Indian Film music, has far reaching impact in India and outside. The duo moulded music and musical mood of masses since 1949, and are still considered to be the best music composers from India.
  • [Ekwesha - Website, E-book] Written by my grandfather and compiled by my mother, the book contains poems illustrating devotional tradition of Odisha with various mythological instances as the theme, and is presented in different categories including Chautisha, Bhajan, Janana among others. The book is an indispensable treasure of Odia literature, and has used rich expressions to narrate Epic and devotional situations smeared with zing of emotion and serene wishes.

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