OT question

Mattson, Timothy G timothy.g.mattson at intel.com
Thu May 24 09:35:42 PDT 2001

If you want extra cycles, you might want to check out the Milan project (and


They have come up with a programming model that is relatively easy to use,
provides good statistical load balancing, and some degree of fault

While I haven't downloaded or used it, I find MOSIX very intriguing as well.



-----Original Message-----
From: Fredrik Augustsson [mailto:hamlet at cs.umu.se]
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 3:45 AM
To: beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: OT question

Hi, I was thinking about what we would have done if we didnt have

What other ways are there to get that extra cycle to do calculations? 
I know of a few nice ones, like Condor [1], distibuted.net [2] and
United Devices [3]. 

Are there any other cool ways of getting that extra cycle? 

		+ Fredrik 

[1] http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/
[2] http://distributed.net/
[3] http://www.ud.com/

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