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Xgrid @ UK

Xgrid software from Apple, Inc. allows the use of idle Macintosh computers for distributed computing. At the University of Kentucky there are currently 322 machines participating in the Xgrid. These 322 machines have 1,417 processors which, if all are available, give a computing capacity of 3.74 TF.

General information on Xgrid can be found at:




Below are links relevant to Xgrid and our Xgrid here at the University of Kentucky:

Basic Xgrid Concepts

Highlighted Projects

Types of jobs that are appropriate for Xgrid

Usage Graphs by Month

If you have questions related to Xgrid, please send them to help-hpc@uky.edu.

859-218-HELP (859-218-4357) 218help@uky.edu