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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.

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Nearby terms: Parallel Server Option Parallel SML Parallel Sysplex Parallel Virtual Machine param parameter parameter RAM