Distributed computing is becoming an increasingly-popular source of computing power. This site will provide you with a smooth introduction to the basic concept, give you a look at distributed computing's history, a tour through its inner workings, and a visit to some successful and popular projects that have made use of distributed computing's unprecedented power. Through colorful, animated diagrams to educational but entertaining games, you'll learn about networking's new source of processing power.
In order to make full use of this site, you will need to install two plugins to view the animations and play the games: Macromedia Flash and ClickTeam's Vitalize!.
Browse around with the left-hand navigation buttons or look at the table of contents below. If you'd like to start, click on the right arrow!