Distributed Computing

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Edge Computing

5 May 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Nikhil Saji

With associations of IoT gadgets and the presence of 5G quick remote, putting figure and examination close to where data is made is introducing the barrier for edge computing. Edge computing is changing the way in which data is being dealt with, arr...

Distributed Hash Tables: The Basis for Decentralization Technologies (for most applications, where blockchains' constraints are make them limited to financial use cases and apps)

22 Apr 2020 11 minute read 2 comments rhyzom

Distributed hash tables (DHTs) are actually a much more mature, flexible and important decentralization technology than is blockchain. Blockchains are actually even still centralized around a canonical ledger or the single massive replicated record...

Decentralized and Peer-to-peer Protocols, Services and Apps (That I've lately come across): Aether, orbitDB, Beaker browser, LBRY

19 Apr 2020 3 minute read 15 comments rhyzom

Aether: Self-Governing Communities With Moderator Elections Reviving Usenet for the Web 3.0 Aether is an open source platform (running as a bundled Electron stand-alone app) for self-governing communities with auditable moderation and moderator elect...

How to run [email protected] in a sand boxed virtual machine under Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise to fight COVID-19

8 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Coleslaw

Microsoft recently came up with a Power Shell script to launch a sand boxed virtual machine using Hyper-V that downloads and installs [email protected] However, their script attaches you to their team and does not use a passkey. Anyone running their scri...

etcd: A Reliable Distributed KV Store

30 Mar 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Bluehive

Pronounced et-cee-dee Persistent KV store Uses Raft protocol to maintain data consistency Developed in Go Popular Use case: Kubernetes Installation (OSX) Step 1 $ ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/ma...

How to install a Gridcoin wallet and get it ready to claim Distributed Computing rewards

24 Mar 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Coleslaw

Gridcoin is in the process of Whitelisting all BOINC teams to allow them to earn Gridcoin rewards. [H]ard|OCP has been whitelisted (though WCG has not yet been due to the team name being different there) so make sure to join our team. You can search...

[email protected] Now More Powerful Than World's Top 7 Supercomputers, Combined

22 Mar 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Coleslaw

Propelled by average enthusiasts in their shared quest to defeat COVID-19, the [email protected] network is now pushing out 470 PetaFLOPS of raw compute power. To put that in perspective, that's twice as fast as Summit, the world's fastest supercomputer,...

Another option for you to help fight the Coronavirus using your PC via [email protected]

27 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Coleslaw

We need your help! [email protected] is joining researchers around the world working to better understand the 2019 Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to accelerate the open science effort to develop new life-saving therapies. By downloading [email protected], you can do...

Scientists create atomic-scale map of coronavirus’ deadly weapon, pointing out a path to fighting it

25 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Coleslaw

I previously posted here about a way users could help in the fight against the Corona Virus using their computers. We don't have good news. We have GREAT news!  Thank you to all [email protected] volunteers for your contributions to help accurately model importan...

Boinc: Computing for science and for a better world!

23 Feb 2020 2 minute read 2 comments pedrobrito2004

Recently, I was reviewing a post of @gbenga on Steem, entitled "Artificial Intelligence Discovers First Antibiotics (Halicin Antibiotics)", I found it very interesting and I was quite struck by the use of artificial intelligence for the research and...