Building a Linux supercomputer using SSH and PVM

Monday, 10 April 2006, 3:31 PM EST

If you have a couple of old Linux boxes sitting around, then you've got the makings of a supercomputer. Dust them off, install Secure Shell (SSH) and Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM), and start your complex algorithms.

All right, it's not quite as simple as that. PVM handles only the messaging between the machines. You must write your own programs to actually do anything.

At Linux.com

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