[Bioclusters] Question about grid

Kenneth Geisshirt bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Tue, 18 May 2004 08:17:54 +0200

Tim Cutts wrote:

> If you consider a compute grid to be a collection of machines, 
> dynamically changing, under different political controls, being made 
> available for the use of some application, then Seti@home certainly counts.

I strongly believe that ChessBrain <http://www.chessbrain.net> is the 
best working example of grid computing. Playing chess is a time critical 
mission - you have 2 hours (real time) for 40 moves.


Kenneth Geisshirt, M.Sc., Ph.D.  --  http://kenneth.geisshirt.dk
          Good judgment comes from experience.
               Experience comes from bad judgment. -- Jim Horning