Definitions for "Distributed Processing"
To create a client, server set-up written perl, this will allow for users to submit a job to be processed which will then be submitted to a free processing box, for processing.
A data processing organizational concept under which computer resources of a company are installed at more than one location with appropriate communication links. Processing is performed at the user's location generally on a mini or micro-computer, and under the user's control and scheduling, as opposed to processing for all users which is done on a large, centralized computer system.
Software architecture that uses more than one computer to divide the processing for a set of related jobs. Distributed processing reduces the processing load on a single computer.
The physical and/or logical connectivity of hardware, software, information and load sharing.