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A Review of Distributed Supercomputing Platforms Using Blockchain

  • Kiran Kumar KondruEmail author
  • R. Saranya
  • Annamma Chacko
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 127)

Abstract

Advances in blockchain technologies like the introduction of smart contracts and providing alternative solutions to payment systems have given rise to the idea of using blockchain and smart contracts as a backbone for distributed supercomputing. Just like IPFS is used for distributed storage over the Internet, the concept of distributing computing safely came into existence. Distributed supercomputing is not new but using blockchain technology as a way of registering and rewarding the participating computers and users is novel. Here, we analyse four of the many projects, namely Gridcoin, Golem, SONM and iExec and point out their strengths and failings.

Keywords

Blockchain Distributed supercomputing Golem Grid iExec SONM 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central University of Tamil NaduThiruvarurIndia

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