Distri.js Alternatives

    Distri.js is described as 'A software family that brings distributed computing to the browser, including a server and client' and is an app in the Development category. There are eight alternatives to Distri.js for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and Java Mobile. The best alternative is BOINC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Distri.js are Folding@home (Free), Apache Mesos (Free, Open Source), JPPF (Free, Open Source) and HFM-NET (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021

    1. BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) is a software platform for volunteer computing and desktop grid and volunteer computing.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Docker
      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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    2. Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Java Mobile
      • OpenJDK
      • Solaris
      • Java
      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.
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    3. Folding@Home Client Monitoring Application.

      Discontinued

      Last update from 2015.



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      DIET is a 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).
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • Knoppix
      ClusterKnoppix is a modified Knoppix distro using the OpenMosix kernel. Features: OpenMosix terminal server - uses PXE, DHCP and tftp to boot linux clients via the network.
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    4. PelicanHPC is a Debian-based live CD image with a goal to make it simple to set up a high performance computing cluster. The front-end node (either a real computer or a virtual machine) boots from the CD image.
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