Seattle makes the power of Cloud Computing available to everyone. It's free, community driven, open source, and provides access to computers worldwide.

Seattle operates on resources such as laptops, servers, and phones, which are donated by users and institutions. The global distribution of the Seattle network provides the ability to use it in application contexts that include cloud computing, peer-to-peer networking, ubiquitous/mobile computing, and distributed systems.

Seattle is being used to help students learn about networking and distributed systems.
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Researchers around the world are using Seattle to understand mobility, diversity, and availability of the Internet.
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Seattle provides a secure and performance isolated programming environment for networked applications.
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  • Wiki
  • Detailed information on the project is maintained on the Seattle Wiki.

  • Altruism
  • You can help to change the world by donating a fraction of your computing power to the Seattle Project.

  • Net Admins
  • Do you have a Seattle node on your network? Detailed information regarding security and resource management.

    For questions about this project, please contact Prof. Justin Cappos at:

    This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Numbers (0834243, 1205415, and 1223588). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.