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Windows 7: Grid Computing setup?

06 Nov 2011   #1

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Grid Computing setup?

Just wanna ask if is it possible to pair my PC to my notebook and use the resources of my notebook my main reason for this is to convert videos (program used Proshow Producer)
i herd there is a software like this to pair two pc's using LAN and use resources please help


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06 Nov 2011   #2

Ubuntu 12.10
 
 

So what you want to do is use your notebook and PC's resources together? That's not possible I'm afraid. Anyways, using a broadband cable would be way to slow to do this...

What are your current PC specs?
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06 Nov 2011   #3

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SlasherIT View Post
So what you want to do is use your notebook and PC's resources together? That's not possible I'm afraid. Anyways, using a broadband cable would be way to slow to do this...

What are your current PC specs?

Yes, like this run a program (video editor ) in pc then connect my notebook to pc and use its resources as additional resources for my pc

PC= Intel E2200 core2duo 2.20 ghz
3Gb ram
512mb video card
250gb hdd

notebook
intel atom idk the number/model but its quad core and running at 1.50ghz
1gb ram
250gb hdd

i've found this software called Xoreax Grid engine but it wants to create an xml file but i dont know how they only gave me this http://www.xoreax.com/webhelp/pages/..._structure.htm
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06 Nov 2011   #4

Ubuntu 12.10
 
 

Ok its not possible, so don't bother. That Xoreax Grid thing looks fake-ish, just don't use it. Now lets see...

Your notebook is very bad. The Intel Atom is very slow and just no good for video encoding and the like. Also, 1GB of RAM is too little. Just forget using the notebook for video, its just not worth the trouble.

Your desktop... The CPU kind of sucks. The amount of RAM is ok I guess. What type of video card do you have though? Whats the model and manufacturer? Download and install Speccy Speccy - System Information - Free Download, it will tell you.

Slasher
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06 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

XGE most definitely isn't fake. It's been around since 2002 and does exactly what it claims.

To the OP: have you downloaded XGE and read any of the supporting documentation yet? Is your application compatible with XGE? Have you done any research on this technology, other than coming here and asking about it?
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06 Nov 2011   #6

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
XGE most definitely isn't fake. It's been around since 2002 and does exactly what it claims.

To the OP: have you downloaded XGE and read any of the supporting documentation yet? Is your application compatible with XGE? Have you done any research on this technology, other than coming here and asking about it?
i agree its not fake

yes i downloaded it already and found it running between my pc and my notebook
i found it in their site its compatible
a little research only and found that i need to create an xml file and let XGE intercept my process to distribute it but dunno how to program an xml file though
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06 Nov 2011   #7

Ubuntu 12.10
 
 

Ok I'm going to shut up... I guess I don't know what I'm talking about. Enlighten me though, how is it possible to share resources between two computers via a cable? The cable I doubt is fast enough as PCI Express speed, so wouldn't it slow it?
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06 Nov 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You should visit their website and read about the technology.

Grid Windows | Grid Computing .net
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06 Nov 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

To the OP: I recommend sending them an email and asking for some assistance. Distributed computing isn't something you can just jump into and start working with - you need to know exactly what you are doing and how to properly configure your software and hardware.
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06 Nov 2011   #10

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
To the OP: I recommend sending them an email and asking for some assistance. Distributed computing isn't something you can just jump into and start working with - you need to know exactly what you are doing and how to properly configure your software and hardware.
okay
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