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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``real'' work...
by Cosmo on Sat 8th Jan 2005 12:02 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...

What kind of ``real'' work (one pair of quotation marks does hardly suffice by the way) are you talking about? Right now I use VNC to access my workstation 400 km away with a DSL connection over the internet and -- given that -- I find it amazingly responsive.