MIT open source academy is a program designed to mentor student in learning open source technology, giving consultancy service and developing project by using open source language, database, tools and operating system - cloud data. The Academy develops skill of applying theoretical know-how to solve real world problems.
Contribution towards open source is one of the best ways a student can prepare for a job in the industry. The academy guides student in designing and developing solution using programming languages like Python, PHP, R programming, Ruby etc. database like MongoDB, MySql, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Berkeley DB, Firebird etc. and software frameworks like Hadoop, Django, Flask etc.
The project domains of the academy are:
- Enterprise Linux, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Android Apps
- Secure Web Hosting Enterprise Server, Corporate Mail Server
- Digital Document Storage Solution
- SoftFreedom - Migration from Closed Source Software (CSS) to Open Source Software (OSS).
Industry - Academia Partnership
The academy has associations with eminent consultants, experts and faculty members who have been practicing open source tools.
In order to develop professional sin open source domain viz. Enterprise Linux, Server Security, Cloud Computing, Big Data etc. MIT has signed up the academic partnerships with open source visionary industry namely:
- Red Hat Inc., USA.
- Hortonworks Inc., USA.
- Cloudera Inc., USA.