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Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave!

By: Mahesh H. Dodani

Abstract

We describe the process followed to integrate the IRJS screensaver with the IRJS grid computing middleware. Our goal is to provide a minimally invasive CPU scavenging technology. The IRJS screensaver launches a Compute Server (CS) when the computer enters a quiescent state. The CS joins the grid and volunteers its resources. The IRJS screensaver terminates the CS when any user input is detected. We use the [Saverbeans] framework to create our screensaver and to allow such behavior.

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Mahesh H. Dodani, “Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave!”, Journal of Object Technology, Volume 6, no. 3 (March 2007), pp. 33-38, doi:10.5381/jot.2007.6.3.c3.

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