Running multiple commands (or even computers) in parallel for more efficiency.

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Is a higher core count or higher clock speed more beneficial to a computer's performance? [closed]

With lowering silicon costs and rising consumer needs, manufacturers seem to be pushing one of two things: clock speed and/or core count. With the way things are going, it doesn't seem that clock ...
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Is it possible to combine processing power of 2 computers?

Here are a few questions, I wish you could enlighten me. Is it possible to combine processing power of 2 computers? How do I do it?
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What's the best way to perform a parallel copy on Unix?

I routinely have to copy the contents of a folder on a network file system to my local computer. There are many files (1000s) on the remote folder that are all relatively small but due to network ...