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PelicanHPC Alternatives

PelicanHPC is described as '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' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to PelicanHPC for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Debian, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PelicanHPC are Pop!_OS, BOINC, Void Linux and Folding@home.

PelicanHPC alternatives are mainly Linux Distros but may also be Operating Systems or Cloud Computing Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PelicanHPC.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

PelicanHPC is a Debian-based live CD image with a goal to make it simple to set up a high performance computing cluster....

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  1. Debian icon

    Debian

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows S
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian.

    Debian 9 gnome.
  2. Pop!_OS is an operating system for STEM and creative professionals who use their computer as a tool to discover and create. Unleash your potential on secure, reliable open source software. Based on your exceptional curiosity, we sense you have a lot of it.

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  3. BOINC icon

    BOINC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

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

    Default graphical view without projects
  4. Void Linux icon

    Void Linux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Void is a general purpose operating system, based on the monolithic Linux® kernel.

    Void's desktops: XFCE, Enlightenment and MATE
  5. Folding@home icon

    Folding@home

    • 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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  6. ROSA Linux icon

    ROSA Linux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Mandriva Linux

    ROSA Linux is a Linux operating system and distribution, developed by Russian company LLC NTC IT ROSA. It is available in three different editions: ROSA Desktop Fresh (GNOME and KDE), ROSA Enterprise Desktop, and ROSA Enterprise Linux Server.

    Screenshot
  7. Apache Mesos icon

    Apache Mesos

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

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

    Screenshot
  8. Charity Engine icon

    Charity Engine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

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  9. ALT Linux icon

    ALT Linux is a set of RPM-based, APT-managed operating systems built on top of the Linux kernel and Sisyphus package repository branches. ALT Linux Rescue is, well, the disaster recovery tool.

    uefi boot
  10. GridRepublic icon

    GridRepublic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

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

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