The Berkeley Networks of Workstations (NOW) Project

@article{Anderson1995TheBN,
  title={The Berkeley Networks of Workstations (NOW) Project},
  author={Thomas E. Anderson and David E. Culler and David A. Patterson},
  journal={Digest of Papers. COMPCON'95. Technologies for the Information Superhighway},
  year={1995},
  pages={322-326}
}
The paper describes the Berkeley Network of Workstations (NOW) Project. This project leverages the high bandwidth, switch based local area networks with a custom low latency network interface and global layer operating system; this makes a building full of desktop computers act as a single large computer: "the building is the computer". 

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