[RC5] Serious business applications?

Jim C. Nasby nasbjim at charlie.cns.iit.edu
Sat Jun 13 02:51:34 EDT 1998


Actually, this is not true. distributed.net is based upon very low bandwidth
operations. Database stuff is very high bandwidth, making it very poorly suited for
distributed.net. This is why you won't see distributed stats (and please lets not
start that thread again! ;) )

Moo!
dB!

Ed Wensell III aka THE StormRaiser wrote:

> => Has Distirbuted Net been approached to produce any distributed business
> => applications?  Can this massive distributed computing model be extended to
> => produce any typical or useful business applications?
>
> Do you have any non-Y2K compliant databses with over 50 years wort of
> information that would need converting? One high end machine could probably do
> it eventually.. A farm of them could have it done sooner...
>
> Until soon...
> Ed Wensell III
> Systems and Operations Support, Pellissippi State
> http://www.pstcc.cc.tn.us/departments/sos
>
>  "...would you please not shoot at the thermo-nuclear weapons!?" - Broken Arrow
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