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PiCloud is described as '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' and is a Cloud Computing service in the business & commerce category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PiCloud, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows and Android. The best alternative is BOINC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to PiCloud are Folding@home, Charity Engine, Foldit and Apache Mesos.

PiCloud 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 PiCloud.
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    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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    1.  DecentralizedFolding@home is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.


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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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    Foldit

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    16 alternatives to Foldit 

    Foldit is an experimental video game about protein folding, developed as a collaboration between the University of Washington's departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Biochemistry (many of the same people who created Rosetta@home).

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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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    Quantum Moves

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    11 alternatives to Quantum Moves 

    Quantum Moves, part of the scienceathome.org umbrella concept, was born out of the dilemmas and questions the physics researchers at Aarhus University confronted with when they took the challenge of building a quantum computer in the basement lab of the university.

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    1.  CrowdsourcedQuantum Moves uses suggestions, information, etc., from a large group of people to improve the quality of the content.
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      CryptoBullions Folding Pool

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      9 alternatives to CryptoBullions Folding Pool 

      Official Folding Pool for CureCoin - FAH Users on Team CureCoin (#224497) can sign up here using the same UserName (including capitalization) they use for Folding@Home to earn CureCoins.

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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.
      Discontinued

      Last update from 2015.

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