[nycbug-talk] Parallel Virtual Machine

Isaac Levy ike at lesmuug.org
Tue Apr 11 11:21:18 EDT 2006

Hey All,

A colleague of mine just found something called PVM, which looks like  
a really interesting problem-solver (cheap and easy distributed CPU  

On Apr 10, 2006, at 4:58 PM, Chad Whitacre wrote:
> Hey all,
> Just came across this:
> PVM (Parallel Virtual Machine) is a software package that permits a  
> heterogeneous collection of Unix and/or Windows computers hooked  
> together by a network to be used as a single large parallel  
> computer. [...] With tens of thousands of users, PVM has become the  
> de facto standard for distributed computing world-wide.
> Anyone seen this before? There are Perl and Python bindings that  
> seem to be fairly well-maintained.
> http://www.csm.ornl.gov/pvm/


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