Parallel Virtual Machine

<parallel, networking, tool>

(PVM) 1. A software system designed to allow a network of heterogeneous machines to be used as a single distributed parallel processor.

PVM was developed by the University of Tennessee, The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Emory University.


Usenet newsgroup: comp.parallel.pvm.

2. The intermediate language used by the Gambit compiler for Scheme.

[And Multilisp?]

Last updated: 1995-01-30

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