Cloud and Control: Any Program on 2000 or 2 Machines

  • Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 10:40 AM – 11:30 AM | Room: Room 104

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There have been other presentations on operating 'in the cloud': Running Jobs in EC2. This talk is about controlling 2000 machines as easily as 2 using BOINC, the open source software behind SETI@Home and other distributed computing projects. Setup and administration of BOINC is shown in the context of examples: factoring RSA keys, cracking passwords, document processing and log analysis.


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