Parallel computing using web servers and servlets

Alfred LOO, Chris BLOOR, Y. K. CHOI

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)peer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)


Presents inexpensive ways to implement a virtual parallel computer with multiple Web servers. "Servlets" are used instead of CGI programs. Compares the multiple Web server model with a multiple-client model. Experiments are conducted to test the performance of these two parallel systems. The performance of these two models is then compared. The advantages and limitations of these models are also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)160-169
Number of pages10
JournalInternet Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2000


  • Client-server computing
  • Internet
  • Parallel computing
  • World Wide Web


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