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Distributed computing

This might be a dumb question, but i gotta do it :D

In a distributed computing, can the machines have different OS??? If yes, its something that is worth to do? i mean, can i have problems for building a distributed computing with diferent OS?
Mar 31 '08 #1
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This might be a dumb question, but i gotta do it :D

In a distributed computing, can the machines have different OS??? If yes, its something that is worth to do? i mean, can i have problems for building a distributed computing with diferent OS?
Been through the wiki entry for it yet?
Apr 1 '08 #2
JosAH
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This might be a dumb question, but i gotta do it :D

In a distributed computing, can the machines have different OS??? If yes, its something that is worth to do? i mean, can i have problems for building a distributed computing with diferent OS?
A nice example of a distributed system that gives zilch about the OS on a node
is MPI (Message Passing Interface).

kind regards,

Jos
Apr 1 '08 #3

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