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Running BOINC on Debian

I run Debian unstable. I've installed boinc-client and boinc-manager packages. When i run boincmgr, it first says "Retrieving current status" and then "Unable to connect to the core client". ...
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Distributed File System using NFS?

Is it possible to setup NFS to perform as a parallel distributed file system? I'd like to have to NFS servers containing the same file data and serving file ops request for load balancing and to ...
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Distribute list of processes to many windows machines

I have a list of independent tests which run a common executable with different command lines and in different working directories. At the moment i simple run these one after the other in a batch ...
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Are there any solutions where spare disk on workstations can be used as a distributed NAS?

With a windows based workstation heavy infrastructure, we have a lot of spare disk space. I am look about to see if there are any solutions where this space can be used as a sort of distributed NAS. ...
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SimpleBackUp with multiple hard drives

I have a lot of hard drives from old computers (6-7 years old). i want to get an external enclosure with USB 3.0 and use them for back up. To my understanding SimpleBackup copies everything the first ...
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Manage processes on an distributed windows computer system

I want to manage the startup / re-start and shutdown of a multi module software system running on a set of windows machines. For example: [some machines booted, some still doing so] run the whole ...
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how to keep a distributed software up to date on Linux machines

I have my own distributed software running on few RasPi (20+) in different geographical locations, but every time i change something in my app, i have to update the excuteble in all Pi's manually, ...
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No admin access to a cluster, but want to set up a fast ephemeral distributed filesystem — how?

The institution where I work has a Sun Grid Engine cluster to which I don't have admin access. I'd like to set up an efficient distributed filesystem (replication is a bonus) that lasts only for the ...
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Using multiple computers as a processing and data storage cluster

I have about 17 or so old computers that by themselves can't do much, but I was wondering if there was any way to combine them so that they could run multiple VMs in a distributed way. For example, ...
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Can we use Ceph or Gluster FS to avoid IO bottleneck to start many VMs?

AIM: I want to start 50s of VM on s single server or on a set of PCs. Scenerio: I tried to boot 15 VM on a single server with enough computing power(processor) and RAM but disk is a bottleneck in ...
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Distributed data storage for slow network with high node churn?

What distributed data storage shall I use for reliably storing data over set of nodes with poor networking between them? I want something that: Does not expect that all nodes are reachable now, ...
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connecting a raspberry pi to a fedora and a windows 7 machine

I am not sure where i would post this question, so please do not delete this question and just guide me to where i can post this question. My question is that by buying a switch would I be able to ...