Linked by Kasra Yousefi on Fri 7th Jan 2005 17:44 UTC
Editorial Problem: Even the most powerful PC's become non responsive during resource-intensive computations, such as graphic design, media, image rendering and manipulating. The traditional solution has been to upgrade to a faster computer and throw more computing power at the problem to lessen the wait-time. But there's a simple solution that utilizes multiple machines, but without using grid/clustering. For now, this involves a hack, but how hard would it be for an OS vendor to streamline this process?
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by zack on Fri 7th Jan 2005 18:28 UTC

I use VNC everday to remotely administrator many different servers(windows/Linux), and it's a wonderful tool but it's just to slow if you want to do some "real" work. And that's even on a 100Mbit local network..

"The fact is, VNC uses very little bandwidth and is very easy to install and configure"
But my experience is that vnc consumes allot of CPU power if you are connected to the remote host.

VNC is an excellent tool, but for real remote control you should use some "real" program like Terminal Server client if it's a windows host.