[ale] CPU Pools

Curt Smith curts at compgen.com
Tue Apr 1 08:27:35 EST 1997

On Tue, 1 Apr 1997, Christopher Fowler wrote:

> Does Linux have the ability to use cpu pools.  You could have 10 486
> machines running Linux and together they would be one large CPU Pool to
> another Linux machine or a machine that could interface with them?

To my knowledge there is no low level transparent feature like this.

Tool kits like PVM, which are a distributed computing environment, that
you set up and design apps to run within I'm sure have a Linux port.

I'm sure there's a good URL for PVM and similar tools that you can look at.

Curt Smith
curts at compgen.com

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