Folding@Home is a Stanford University research project into Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and many forms of cancer. Essentially it’s a distributed computing project (it probably could be classified as a useful SETI) where small units of work are farmed out to available computing resources.
This kind of problem is one that’s ideally suited to Windows Azure (and other cloud platforms), so if you’d like to learn about the new Windows Azure Portal and potentially contribute to some life-saving research here’s all you need to do:
Look at you - saving the world.
Done, and done! Very exciting.
Andrew coates. Its nice post. I have followed everything and got the output what you mentioned at last. But here i want to knw one thing. In these steps i didnt any db restore.. So
how can i find the performance difference between my previous hosting with this azure cloud service..? Can you please elaborate it here.