Archive for February, 2013

Maybe some pushing and some pulling

Posted in Android, Software Framework on February 7, 2013 by asteriondaedalus

ZeroC has a distributed computing framework that I came across recently.  Originally, I was experimenting with AllJoyn, since it came from QualComm – source of powerful graphics etc.  But, AllJoyn needs work to build distributed computing on top, though it does offer ad hoc, local comms.

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ZeroC, yeah.  Ummm.  A bit fiddly to get running and there’s the recompile this and that.   Wen’t for ZeroRPC instead which supersets ZeroMQ.

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Further Trends

Posted in Hardware on February 2, 2013 by asteriondaedalus

BeagleBoard begates PandaBoard.  Raspberry Pi verus BeagleBone.   And now, finally Cubiboard or ODROID-U2.

The prices are dropping and the prospect of a Beowulf cluster in a shoe box looms.  Perhaps for a Beobot 3?