Which BOINC projects use the most memory?

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Austin Conlon

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Message 80156 - Posted: 13 Aug 2017, 17:00:04 UTC

I have 56 GB of memory in my Azure VM trial and want to have the most output possible for BOINC.
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Message 80171 - Posted: 14 Aug 2017, 11:28:41 UTC - in response to Message 80156.  

Check out the WUProp project which collects lots of 'technical' stats of all the BOINC projects.
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Message 80201 - Posted: 15 Aug 2017, 16:03:52 UTC

Now that the Lattice Project is closed, the highest demanding projects are typically those that run virtualbox applications. However, as SekeRob stated, look at WUProp's home page and click on Results. You can filter the projects in many ways and see what memory usage is being reported for various platforms.

https://wuprop.boinc-af.org/results.py
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Message 81628 - Posted: 29 Sep 2017, 2:09:07 UTC - in response to Message 80201.  

Now that the Lattice Project is closed, the highest demanding projects are typically those that run virtualbox applications. However, as SekeRob stated, look at WUProp's home page and click on Results. You can filter the projects in many ways and see what memory usage is being reported for various platforms.

https://wuprop.boinc-af.org/results.py

I had been wondering what happened to Lattice. One day it was down, later it looked like it was possibly being updated, and then it was gone.
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Message 83073 - Posted: 21 Nov 2017, 2:25:57 UTC

Einstein has some heavy apps in the 900mb range.
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Message 83470 - Posted: 3 Dec 2017, 3:04:29 UTC - in response to Message 80156.  

You should run LHC it has good RAC but is very memory hungry and some a lot of people avoid it. I run it on a few cores and run another less memory intensive project on the rest of the cores but I still keep running out memory. This is the info I found online and so if you have a pile of RAM then run LHC and run lots of CMS and LHCb as no one else wants them :)

Here are the memory and disk requirements for running a single task of an application.

Sixtrack
Requires 512MB of RAM and 1GB of free hard disk space.

Theory
Requires 630MB of RAM and 3GB of free hard disk space ( 0.8GB uncompressed disk image size ) plus ~1GB of RAM overhead for the host operating system.

ATLAS
Requires 1.4GB of RAM and 4GB of free hard disk space ( 2.2GB uncompressed disk image size ) plus ~1GB of RAM overhead for the host operating system.

CMS
Requires 2GB of RAM and 4GB of free hard disk space ( 1.7GB uncompressed disk image size ) plus ~1GB of RAM overhead for the host operating system.

LHCb
Requires 2GB of RAM and 8GB of free hard disk space ( 3.9GB uncompressed disk image size ) plus ~1GB of RAM overhead for the host operating system

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Message 84182 - Posted: 3 Jan 2018, 21:23:18 UTC

I'm able to use about 100GB of ram on ATLAS project, the 1.4GB number is not correct anymore it's at least 2.6GB
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