Parallel Virtual Machine

Computing Dictionary

Parallel Virtual Machine definition

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: news:comp.parallel.pvm.
2. The intermediate language used by the Gambit compiler for Scheme.
[And Multilisp?]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: parallel veined
Next Definition: parallel vise
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for parallel virtual machine
More from
Search for articles containing parallel virtual machine Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature