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A heterogeneous computing environment to solve the 768-bit RSA challenge



In December 2009 the 768-bit, 232-digit number RSA-768 was factored using the number field sieve. Overall, the computational challenge would take more than 1700 years on a single, standard core. In the article we present the heterogeneous computing approach, involving different compute clusters and Grid computing environments, used to solve this problem.



Cluster ComputingSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 1, 2012

DOI: 10.1007/s10586-010-0149-0

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