I have 4 laptops at home.
I'm only using one of them, so I wonder if there are softwares that distribute the performance load over multiple computers?
Example 1: If I start a compilation process that would be allocated over all 4 computers and cut the compilation time to 1/4.
I'm not looking for a software to use them as only monitors (like MaxiVista), but using their CPU, RAM, Harddrive, CD-ROM, USB to extend my "main" computer.
Example 2: If I plug in an USB-device/insert a DVD in one of these laptops the "main" computer could use it.
This would be something good to use old laptops for.
I think the word for this is computer cluster.
Are there softwares for home users?
I'm using Mac OS X Snow Leopard btw.