GNU parallel is a shell tool for executing jobs in parallel locally or using remote computers. A job is typically a single command or a small script that has to be run for each of the lines in the input. The typical input is a list of files, a list of hosts, a list of users, a list of URLs, or a list of tables.
OverviewSloop is an operating system for single multi-task applications. An application is a set of components linked up by lock-free communication channels. Sloop aims both the microcontrollers and the multi-processors. Sloop has an ultra-low memory footprint and tries to reduce the power consumption.