WPVM: parallel computing for the people

@inproceedings{Alves1995WPVMPC,
  title={WPVM: parallel computing for the people},
  author={Alexandre Alves and Lu{\'i}s Moura Silva and Joao Carreira and Jo{\~a}o Gabriel Silva},
  booktitle={HPCN Europe},
  year={1995}
}
This paper presents WPVM, a PVM implementation for the “MS Windows” — Microsoft Windows Operating System. WPVM stands for “Windows Parallel Virtual Machine” and intends to exploit the potential computational power of the small and medium PC LANs that proliferate in corporations and universities. As the original PVM [1–2], WPVM creates the abstraction of a parallel machine from a cluster of computers connected by a network. This virtual machine appears as a single and manageable resource to the… CONTINUE READING

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