[Fwd: Proposal: Fedora at Home Project]
debarshi.ray at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 15:00:36 UTC 2008
> scheduler includes the ability to harness idle CPU capacity from
> desktops and also schedule to virtual machines. I'd like to create a
> Fedora at Home project where Fedora hosts a MRG grid scheduler, people can
> donate CPU time on their computers for computations, and we schedule
> meaningful or useful work to these people's computers. This would be
> like an open and general-purpose Folding at Home or SETI at Home project.
> Ideally, we could include the client software for computation as part of
> Fedora distributions and build out a large, million+ node open grid for
> things like Fedora infrastructure tasks, scientific computing, or
> socially-beneficial work.
This sounds very similar to what BOINC (http://boinc.berkeley.edu/)
does. BOINC was in the wish list for quite sometime and there is a
review request too.
"From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life."
-- Arthur Ashe
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