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6.4 User Interaction and Feedback

Remote computation usually involves a couple of workstations and large numbers of tasks that can be in various states. Therefore, it is vital for the user to be able to track the state and actions of the queueing system. Additionally, the user needs the ability to configure the job-farming system and to customize the computation hosts as well as their programs.

Rudi Strasser