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Sage Cloud - RAM and CPU

asked 2013-09-28 03:48:29 -0500

mresimulator gravatar image

updated 2015-01-17 10:50:08 -0500

FrédéricC gravatar image

Hi experts!!

When I run a script on SAGE Cloud. Where does it execute? Consume my PC RAM memory and CPU or use a Server RAM and CPU?

Thans a lot!!

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answered 2013-09-28 03:52:38 -0500

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updated 2013-09-28 03:53:43 -0500

When you run a Sage script on an remote notebook (or cloud), it is executed on the server (otherwise, the server would have to send you the Sage binaries first!).

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I'll add that your web browser will do some things, e.g., render 3d graphics, show latex previews, which can be somewhat CPU or RAM intensive. But most heavy lifting happens remotely on our servers, not on your computer. This why you can close your browser/computer, then come back an hour later (say), and things are still running.

William Stein gravatar imageWilliam Stein ( 2013-09-28 14:00:46 -0500 )edit

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