On 7 Mar 2002, DEMICHEL Patrick wrote:
> Whatever , I think it is relativelly easy to use a client-server
> approach for this kind of job.
> I am surprised that this kind of simple tool does not exist because in
> fact it is not specific to your problem but to more large class of
> problems where you have this property "large compute time for few IO
> transferts" .
Such a tool exists, and works (nearly) exactly as you describe:
Raphael Clifford and Aaron J Mackey
Disperse: a simple and efficient approach to parallel database searching
Bioinformatics 2000 16: 564-565
Available at: http://www.people.virginia.edu/~ajm6q/disperse/stable.tar.gz