[Beowulf] Can Beowulf with Linux run all the desktop applications
tjrc at sanger.ac.uk
Tue Feb 24 08:15:54 PST 2009
On 24 Feb 2009, at 6:10 am, Rajib Bandopadhyay wrote:
> Dear friends,
> Can Beowulf with Linux run all the desktop applications? Will they run
Beowulf is Linux, so yes, it can run them. Will it be faster? No.
Virtually nothing in the desktop application space can handle parallel
running, and the additional network overhead of having the
applications running on a server and displaying to your local display
will most likely actually make things feel slower.
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