Synecdoche is a platform for distributed computing grids. Applications for Synecdoche include volunteer computing projects, and virtual supercomputing for universities and research organisations.
Synecdoche is a fork of Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC). The goals of the fork are to:
* Remain compatible with BOINC
* Provide better usability
* Work on bugs and features ignored by BOINC
* Maintain stable releases