What You Should DoBy John McCormick | Posted 2002-11-01 Email Print
Project managers at Bristol-Myers Squibb think they can aggregate the processing power of thousands of under-utilized PCs—and save the drugmaker millions in the process.
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What You Should Do When Considering Grid Computing
- Do demos. Overcome resistance by showing workers that tying their PCs into the grid won't disrupt their jobs.
- Put things in order. Figure out which grid programs are going to run when. User-governance committees can help set priorities.
- Educate everyone. Bring the entire organization up to speed on do's and don'ts, like leaving grid-connected PCs on at night.
- Make conversions. If you're looking to partition pieces of a Unix or Linux program over a grid of Windows PCs, you'll need to tweak the application to run on Windows.
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