Computers in Parallel

From: Ward D. Griffiths III <>
Date: Fri Mar 19 20:32:16 1999

On Fri, 19 Mar 1999, 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.

Well, I haven't heard of Beowulf being implemented under MacLinux.
Be the first on your block.
Ward Griffiths
"the timid die just like the daring; and if you don't take the plunge then 
you'll just take the fall"                                Michael Longcor
Received on Fri Mar 19 1999 - 20:32:16 GMT

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