Proposal: Fedora at Home Project

Matthew Farrellee mfarrellee+fedora at
Wed Mar 5 15:38:45 UTC 2008

Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay wrote:

> Bryan Che wrote:
> | 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.
> How much of the required bits that make the client side computing
> possible via F at H are ready to roll out ?

The software is already packaged for F9. Initially, there is work to be 
done along the lines of easily enabling the client side for users. Long 
term, there is work to be done for handling NATs/firewalls, trusting 
results, and scaling up to the aforementioned "million+" node open grid.



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