UNIT #3 - Parallel Computing
PVM - Parallel Virtual Machine
PVM is a parallel processing environment that allows a number of different
networked computers communicate with one another, and work on a common task
as defined by the programmer. The following pages will help you get started
with PVM using the systems in our CS Lab.
Unix Things of Interest
The following materials might be useful in this unit.
Assignments - UNIT #3
The following pages describe the assignments for UNIT #3. Review
them carefully, and when you have satisfied all the objectives
create a web page and turn in your computer code with the appropriate
You are encouraged to go beyond the basic requirements to investigate
advanced features of PVM we may not have covered in class. Extra credit is
freely given for innovative approaches or advanced studies related to
the units covered in this class, so challenge yourself and amaze your
friends, but expect rewards from the teacher too! Projects that combine
PVM with graphics displays that might support your project for "Imagining
the Future" are highly encouraged.