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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Strange Idea
by peter on Fri 7th Jan 2005 23:23 UTC

Try to offer this solution to your boss what do you think will happen...

4 computers with Photoshop is 4 licences.

4 computers with Photoshop is 4 time installing it. Repeats with every other heavy program you want to use.

4 computers is 4 users killing your app.

My experience with users is they don't want to know and don't want to be bothered. It needs to be very transparent to them.