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Download the needed BOINC software at worldcommunitygrid.
Two well-known examples are MapReduce (6) and the BOINC paradigm.
Now, MilkyWay@Home has outgrown even this famous project, in terms of speed, making it the fastest computing project on the BOINC platform and perhaps the second fastest public distributed computing program ever in operation, just behind Folding@home.
Progress Thru Processors was developed in collaboration with the National Science Foundation-funded BOINC project at the University of California, Berkeley.
Most BOINC projects are nonprofit and rely heavily, if not completely, on volunteers.
Eric, Commenting on your October 2005 article regarding biocomputing simulation, there is a similar collaborative effort by BOINC, and another by IBM called GRID.
CUDA technology makes it easy for scientists and researchers to optimize BOINC projects for NVIDIA GPUs and they are already using it for applications in molecular dynamics, protein structure prediction, climate and weather modeling, medical imaging, and many other areas.
Since BOINC keeps track of individual computers, it has twice the database throughput requirements of the original SETI@home.