Welcome to the Distributed Computer.
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Distributed Compute Protocol (DCP) gives developers access to a stateless computing network. Designed to seamlessly integrate with web services, DCP enables quick and easy formation of grid computers for distributing tasks.
The public network acts as a computing utility to which users can submit tasks. Hardware suppliers can connect to the public network and earn credits by completing those tasks. In addition, private networks are easy to setup for those who want to work locally.
Distributed Compute Protocol is an open-source project that extends the Internet Protocol Suite.
DCP requires a cryptographic wallet to connect to the network. These wallets are similar to SSH keys, and are locked behind passwords. DCP will ask you to generate or load a key if you do not have one available. The wallet will store your credits earned from completing tasks and allow you to deploy tasks to the network.
These keys need to be kept safe; DCP provides a user server which can keep password protected keystores. We do not retain passwords and have no access to stored keys. Keys can also be stored locally or in browser extensions depending on user preference.
The DCP Worker will connect to the public scheduler and complete tasks. As tasks are completed, credits are transferred from the task owner to the worker.