[techtalk] http://cristal.inria.fr/~harley/ecdl7//

Kelly Lynn Martin kelly at poverty.bloomington.in.us
Wed Dec 15 09:05:36 EST 1999

On Wed, 15 Dec 1999 13:45:52 -0000, "Ian Phillips" <ianp at tibco.com> said:

>I've seen this kind of thing running under PVM when I was at
>university, how would it cope with the kind of latency inherent in
>such wide distribution? Unless it was doing animation, then you could
>farm out whole frames at a time I guess. I'll be honest, I don't know
>that much about the subject.

Raytracing, at least, is pixel-independent.  You can break each image
down into chunks and farm out each chunk.  Note that this is not
intended for rendering in real time.


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