Gallop: The Benefits of Wide-Area Computing for Parallel Processing

  title={Gallop: The Benefits of Wide-Area Computing for Parallel Processing},
  author={Jon B. Weissman},
  journal={J. Parallel Distrib. Comput.},
Internet computing has emerged as an attractive paradigm for many applications that require access to distributed resources such as telemedicine, collaboratories, and transaction systems. The performance of these applications is often secondary to the convenience, functionality, and avail abil ity offered by distributed computing. However, it is possible to obtain high performance for a different class of applications, parallel scientific applications. A wide-area scheduling system called… CONTINUE READING


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