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DIET is described as 'software for grid-computing. As middleware, DIET sits between the operating system (which handles the details of the hardware) and the application software (which deals with the specific computational task at hand)' and is a Cloud Computing service in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DIET for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is BOINC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DIET are Folding@home, Charity Engine, Apache Mesos and GridRepublic.

DIET alternatives are mainly Cloud Computing Services but may also be Virtualization Tools or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DIET.
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DIET is a software for grid-computing. As middleware, DIET sits between the operating system (which handles the details of...

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  1. BOINC icon

    BOINC

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    14 alternatives to BOINC 

    BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) is a software platform for volunteer computing and desktop grid and volunteer computing.

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    Folding@home

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Docker
    20 alternatives to Folding@home 

    Folding@home is a distributed computing project -- people from throughout the world download and run software to band together to make one of the largest supercomputers in the world. Every computer takes the project closer to our goals.

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    Charity Engine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    12 alternatives to Charity Engine 

    Charity Engine takes enormous, expensive computing jobs and chops them into 1000s of small pieces, each simple enough for a home PC to work on as a background task. Once each PC has finished its part of the puzzle, it sends back the correct answer and earns some money for...

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    Apache Mesos

    • Mac
    • Linux
    31 alternatives to Apache Mesos 

    Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.

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    GridRepublic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    13 alternatives to GridRepublic 

    GridRepublic is a customized version of the BOINC software designed to simplify installation and participation by the average computer user.

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    JPPF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Java Mobile
    • OpenJDK
    • Solaris
    • Java
    11 alternatives to JPPF 

    Simply put, JPPF enables applications with large processing power requirements to be run on any number of computers, in order to dramatically reduce their processing time. This is done by splitting an application into smaller parts that can be executed simultaneously on...

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  7. PiCloud

    13 alternatives to PiCloud 

    PiCloud gives every scientist, developer, and engineer a supercomputer at their fingertips. We make it easy to leverage thousands of cores of computational power for high performance computing, batch processing, and scientific computing applications.

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    HFM-NET

    15 alternatives to HFM-NET 

    Folding@Home Client Monitoring Application.

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    1.  CrowdsourcedHFM-NET uses suggestions, information, etc., from a large group of people to improve the quality of the content.
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    ClusterKnoppix

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    • Knoppix
    15 alternatives to ClusterKnoppix 

    ClusterKnoppix is a modified Knoppix distro using the OpenMosix kernel.

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    Distri.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    8 alternatives to Distri.js 

    A software family that brings distributed computing to the browser, including a server and client.

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