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Distributed parallel computing using windows desktop systems

D. Hart, D. Grover, M. Liggett, R. Repasky, C. Shields, S. Simms, A. Sweeny, Peng Wang
Proceedings of the International Workshop on Challenges of Large Applications in Distributed Environments, 2003.  
In conjunction, they can be used to run parallel jobs on Windows computers in an opportunistic fashion, without interfering with the computers' primary users.  ...  Introduction Like many large institutions, Indiana University has thousands of desktop computers devoted primarily to running office productivity applications on the Windows operating system, tasks which  ... 
doi:10.1109/clade.2003.1209997 dblp:conf/clade/HartGLRSSSW03 fatcat:gtgikwngprgd5ppshlnddjaham

Message passing over windows-based desktop grids

Carlos Queiroz, Marco A. S. Netto, Rajkumar Buyya
2006 Proceedings of the 4th international workshop on Middleware for grid computing - MCG '06  
Message Passing is a mechanism to enable inter-process communication in parallel and distributed computing.  ...  Due to the huge amount of computer power being wasted in desktop machines, there is an increasing interest in using idle machines to execute these applications.  ...  However the solutions presented so far are based on operating systems not used by these desktop machines, at least on its majority, it is widely known those machines run over Windows.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1186675.1186692 dblp:conf/middleware/QueirozNB06 fatcat:i5ku4pvppvdiphum72lyyeraha

High performance spreadsheet simulation on a desktop grid

Juta Pichitlamken, Supasit Kajkamhaeng, Putchong Uthayopas
2008 2008 Winter Simulation Conference  
Our approach is to add power of parallel computing on Windows-based desktop grid into popular Excel models.  ...  We show that, by using standard Web Services and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), one can build a fast and efficient system on a desktop grid for simulation.  ...  The testing facility is supported by Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Thailand.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2008.4736127 dblp:conf/wsc/PichitlamkenKU08 fatcat:2rxb6bgzkbczxfebs2xpdgh2z4

High performance spreadsheet simulation on a desktop grid

J Pichitlamken, S Kajkamhaeng, P Uthayopas, R Kaewpuang
2011 Journal of Simulation  
Our approach is to add power of parallel computing on Windows-based desktop grid into popular Excel models.  ...  We show that, by using standard Web Services and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), one can build a fast and efficient system on a desktop grid for simulation.  ...  The testing facility is supported by Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Thailand.  ... 
doi:10.1057/jos.2010.23 fatcat:ep5zdq3dtjbtnfyjdetmc5aijq

Using BOINC desktop grid to solve large scale SAT problems

Mikhail Posypkin, Alexander Semenov, Oleg Zaikin
2012 Computer Science  
Therefore, the implementation of distributed algorithms for solving SAT problems is of great importance.  ...  In this article we describe a technology for organizing desktop grid, which is meant for solving SAT problems.  ...  SAT problems are hard and require lots of computational resources. That is why using parallel and distributed computing to solve SAT problems is quite popular nowadays.  ... 
doi:10.7494/csci.2012.13.1.25 fatcat:izasjmqrergqnijlvkop2qqhsy

Peer-to-Peer Grid Computing and a .NET-Based Alchemi Framework [chapter]

Akshay Luther, Rajkumar Buyya, Rajiv Ranjan, Srikumar Venugopal
2006 High-Performance Computing  
Windows-based desktop computers.  ...  Microsoft's .NET Framework has become near-ubiquitous for implementing commercial distributed systems for Windows-based platforms, positioning it as the ideal platform for developing peer-to-peer or enterprise  ...  Further, for widescale adoption, desktop grid computing infrastructure must also leverage the power of Windows-class machines since the vast majority of desktop computers run variants of the Windows operating  ... 
doi:10.1002/0471732710.ch21 fatcat:s6byhwbgirarjjdswg3ikuffu4

Grid services for Commercial Simulation Packages

Navonil Mustafee, Simon J. E. Taylor
2010 Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference  
The term grid computing is popularly used to refer to such distributed systems. Scientific simulations have traditionally been the primary benefactor of grid computing.  ...  Collaborative research has facilitated the development of distributed systems that provide users nontrivial access to geographically dispersed resources that are administered in multiple computer domains  ...  Desktop grid computing or desktop grids addresses the potential of harvesting the idle computing resources of Windows-based desktop PCs for processing of parallel, multi-parameter applications which consist  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2010.5679122 dblp:conf/wsc/MustafeeT10 fatcat:zgrlzxu5krhabhw6mfvcstrfyu

Entropia: architecture and performance of an enterprise desktop grid system

Andrew Chien, Brad Calder, Stephen Elbert, Karan Bhatia
2003 Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing  
However, for desktop PC distributed computing to be widely accepted within the enterprise, the systems must achieve high levels of efficiency, robustness, security, scalability, manageability, unobtrusiveness  ...  The exploitation of idle cycles on pervasive desktop PC systems offers the opportunity to increase the available computing power by orders of magnitude (10x -1000x).  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of the talented engineers and architects at Entropia to the design and implementation of the Entropia system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0743-7315(03)00006-6 fatcat:3sfujvdag5earit2u4vbzkzrye

eScience in the cloud: A MODIS satellite data reprojection and reduction pipeline in the Windows Azure platform

Jie Li, Marty Humphrey, Catharine van Ingen, Deb Agarwal, Keith Jackson, Youngryel Ryu
2010 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing (IPDPS)  
data (~600,000 files) 2 TB timeframe-and space-aligned harmonized datã 50000 CPU hours of parallel computation Barriers for Using MODIS Data 5 Leverage scalability of cloud infrastructure and  ...  2 . 2 Capacity of desktop machine and a single Azure instance Fig. 1 Performance speedups over a single desktop 20  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2010.5470418 dblp:conf/ipps/LiHAJIR10 fatcat:jmwuwb2pqrazzdf5tjo3isz3wu

MEGA X: Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis across Computing Platforms

Sudhir Kumar, Glen Stecher, Michael Li, Christina Knyaz, Koichiro Tamura, Fabia Ursula Battistuzzi
2018 Molecular biology and evolution  
Here, we report a transformation of MEGA to enable cross-platform use on Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems.  ...  MEGA X has additionally been upgraded to use multiple computing cores for many molecular evolutionary analyses.  ...  Distributions On Microsoft Windows, MEGA X is intended to be used on 64bit systems having version 10 and later. It will, however, work smoothly on previous versions of 64-bit Windows.  ... 
doi:10.1093/molbev/msy096 pmid:29722887 fatcat:5ujslcyo75galhpi6hokhadtn4

DotGrid: a .NET-based cross-platform software for desktop grids

Alireza Poshtkohi, Ali Haj Abutalebi, Shaahin Hessabi
2007 International Journal of Web and Grid Services  
In this evolution, desktop grid technologies allow the grid communities to exploit the idle cycles of pervasive desktop PC systems to increase the available computing power.  ...  DotGrid is the first comprehensive desktop grid software utilising Microsoft's .NET Framework in Windows-based environments and MONO .NET in Unix-class operating systems to operate.  ...  Desktop grid technologies allow the grid communities to exploit the idle cycles of pervasive desktop PC systems to increase the available computing power.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijwgs.2007.014955 fatcat:wzy46falcbevfarunavlzfegrm

NIMBLE@ITCECNOGRID VS ALCHEMI.NET: A PERFORMANCE COMPARISON

Vijay Dhir, Rattan K Datta, Maitreyee Dutta
2011 International Journal of Distributed and Parallel systems  
There is a very interesting comparison between Nimble@ITCEcnoGrid toolkit and Alchemi toolkit as both runs on Windows Operating System.  ...  Alchemi.NET is the other popular toolkit based on Windows Platform for doing the same purpose.  ...  Entropia [9] uses a window desktop grid system by aggregating the raw desktop resources into a single logical resource.  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijdps.2011.2608 fatcat:nx66zu5serfxjcdhsebvlgnimm

Cloud computing for integrated stochastic groundwater uncertainty analysis

Yong Liu, Alexander Y. Sun, Keith Nelson, Wesley E. Hipke
2012 International Journal of Digital Earth  
Benjamin Ruddell at the Arizona State University provided the initial suggestion and made connections on using ADWR's model as a case study for the cloud computing experiment.  ...  Krishna Kumar at Microsoft provided no-cost access of an MSDN Premium Account on Azure for the computational experiment conducted in this paper.  ...  in the Windows Desktop environment, it is important to allow a seamlessly conjunctive use of both desktop tools and the cloud computing service.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17538947.2012.687778 fatcat:zmwog2nnwrcrzm2ss3sagbjg3e

Laboratories for Teaching of Mathematical Subjects

Štefan Berežný
2017 Acta Didactica Napocensia  
Software: Operating system --Windows 7 --64 bit (CentOS 7), MATLAB 2016b and toolboxes, GNU Octave, Maxima (wxMaxima), LibreOffice, WPS Office, MS Office, LaTeX --TeX Live, TeX Studio, JabRef, software  ...  for programming in MS Windows (Delphi), C++, and software for creating and testing applications on graphics cards, special software for visually impaired students (only main PC).  ...  This system allows teachers to centrally prepare and distribute educational tasks to the computers in the selected lab, or to the selected computers.  ... 
doi:10.24193/adn.10.1.3 fatcat:67toudzafngjtpuzkbkgx4jqi4

Scavenging Idle CPU Cycles for Creation of Inexpensive Supercomputing Power

Madhuri D Bhavsar, Shrikant N Pradhan
2009 Journal of clean energy technologies  
Grid computing is often regarded as a means for creating inexpensive "super-computing."  ...  With grid computing organizations can optimize computing and data resources, pool such resources to support massive, compute intensive loads.  ...  Computational grid represents the natural extensions of large parallel and distributed systems and exits to provide high performance computing, offering properties likelarge in terms of potentially available  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcte.2009.v1.97 fatcat:43mmoyinondfvacptdtv6uxkf4
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