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Putting a Harness on Desktop Horsepower
Contributing Organisation(s): Computerworld
Field of Science: e-Science
Abstract: This article focusses on Parabon Computation Inc. which has 75,000 individual PCs all over the world. Parabon employs software called Frontier which splits up large-scale jobs into smaller chunks which these individual PCs can handle: crunching scientific data like this is an excellent use of otherwise dormant computer power.
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