Re: Rationale: No New OS.

Eugene Leitl (
Sun, 22 Nov 1998 19:06:02 +0100

Dan Clemmensen writes:

Actually both load-levelling and process migration is available for Beowulf at least as a beta. The community is now in the process of removing distribution specifity (EL was tied to RedHat Linux).

> At the other
> end of the scale, Some tasks have such a high intertask bandwidth
> that it is essentially infeasible to run them in separate menories.

This is the main reason why the Internet as a distributed computer is infeasible for most tasks but few.