Computers in Parallel

From: bluoval <>
Date: Fri Mar 19 18:16:11 1999

The only way you'd see any difference in speed is if the programs are programmed
to be used in a parallel system, or 'optomized' for it. just what i read.

Mike Ford wrote:

> >You know, not to sound mean, but that sounds like a discouragement to me. I
> >am aware of the fact that it will not be the _fastest_ system around, but it
> >would be interesting to do. Also, considering that when you have 10 odd
> >computers, that may not be the fastest around, and can only be used one at a
> >time, why not have them work together? The last thing I thought I'd see on
> >the list was someone discouraging someone to try something.
> I think you should do it. I have a batch of Mac IIfx and I may try a
> parallel arrangement with them one of my friends told me about.
> As an experiment lots is to be learned from this. I don't however have any
> plans to "use" it.
> For a start I suggest looking at some of the encryption cracking efforts.
Received on Fri Mar 19 1999 - 18:16:11 GMT

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