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lockedThe new project LHC@home announces its first beta test, initially restricted to 1000 users. Please sign up at lhcathome.cern.ch.
1 Profile David Anderson 5813 1 Sep 2004
lockedThe Climateprediction.net project is now open to the public.
1 Profile David Anderson 5752 26 Aug 2004
lockedUsers can choose whether applications should quit or suspend when they're not executing.
1 Profile David Anderson 5837 6 Aug 2004
lockedThe core client now checks whether disk usage exceeds user-specified limits, and if so it deletes projects files in a way that respects project resource shares.
1 Profile David Anderson 6450 5 Aug 2004
lockedLarge BOINC projects (like SETI@home) were getting on the order of a million files in upload/download directories. This caused OS performance problems. We fixed this by providing a two-level directory hierarchy for upload/download directo
1 Profile David Anderson 6277 5 Aug 2004
lockedThe Climateprediction.net project recently held an Open Day, describing its status and its plans to use BOINC.
1 Profile David Anderson 5958 3 Aug 2004
lockedWe have added a mechanism that allows projects to upload and download 'persistent files'. This is the first step to using participant hosts for storage as well as computation, possibly creating the world's largest storage server.
1 Profile David Anderson 5903 9 Jul 2004
lockedThe core client now does preemptive scheduling of results. It time-slices between results, maintaining the approximate project resource shares. The work-fetch policy has also been modified; a single 'connection frequency' parameter replac
1 Profile David Anderson 5757 9 Jul 2004
lockedWe changed the SQL queries used by the performance-critical server components, such as the transitioner and feeder, to boost maximum server throughput.
1 Profile David Anderson 5857 9 Jul 2004
lockedWe made the core/app interface more flexible and general, providing better support for applications that consist of separate controller, worker, and graphics programs. We also added mechanisms that prevent multiple applications from runni
1 Profile David Anderson 5847 9 Jul 2004
lockedThe statistics export mechanism has been redesigned to give projects more control over what they export; e.g
1 Profile David Anderson 5890 20 Jun 2004
lockedNew features: support for multi-program applications. Daily result quota per host. Applications can supply a static graphic (for screensaver) without writing code. Improved support for FORTRAN. Support for GUI RPCs in Windows client.
1 Profile David Anderson 6088 16 Jun 2004
lockedBOINC news is available as an RSS feed; see Community and Resources.
1 Profile David Anderson 5717 31 May 2004
lockedCPU benchmarking (and credit) are now based on the Dhrystone and Whetstone benchmarks. Memory bandwidth is no longer measured.
1 Profile David Anderson 6028 19 May 2004
lockedSource code is now available directly via CVS. Improved Unix signal handling. Support app versions, workunits and results with lots of files (changed XML fields from 4KB to 64KB). Added [url=homogeneous_redundancy.php]homogeneo
1 Profile David Anderson 6383 18 May 2004
lockedGeneral preferences are now propagated from client to server, but only to accounts with the same email address as where the preferences originated.
1 Profile David Anderson 5792 2 May 2004
lockedAdded cross-project identification system. Added support for caching of PHP web pages, and restored leaderboard pages.
1 Profile David Anderson 6863 20 Apr 2004
lockedRecent fixes and features: trickle messages for long-running work units; benchmarking for hyperthreaded CPUs; don't propagate preferences from hosts to projects; check for file existence before running app
1 Profile David Anderson 5864 12 Apr 2004
lockedAn unauthorized BOINC graphic.
1 Profile David Anderson 5944 16 Mar 2004
lockedBOINC is being used at the Scripps Research Institute to run a distributed version of CHARMM (a program for macromolecular simulations).
1 Profile David Anderson 6160 11 Feb 2004
lockedBOINC now has an anonymous platform mechanism which 1) allows computers of any type to participate in a BOINC project, and 2) allows participants to run only software they have compiled the
1 Profile David Anderson 6508 1 Feb 2004
lockedThe BOINC core client now provides a set of RPCs allowing separate GUIs to be developed.
1 Profile David Anderson 6275 22 Jan 2004
lockedThe CVS repository of BOINC code (including web pages) is now visible through a web-based interface. This may be useful for people maintaining web-site translations.
1 Profile David Anderson 6263 26 Nov 2003
lockedA paper about the goals of BOINC was presented at a recent conference.
1 Profile David Anderson 6757 26 Nov 2003
lockedThe beta test project is accepting new users. CPU time measurement accuracy improved. Scheduler respects disk usage limits. Web site can issue cookies.
1 Profile David Anderson 6323 25 Nov 2003
lockedThe graphics of running application are updated whenever preferences are changed. The scheduler now issues only as many results as will fit in the allotted amount of disk space.
1 Profile David Anderson 6182 5 Nov 2003
lockedNew minor versions of the core client and beta-test apps have been released. XML statistics data for the beta test is available; it's intended for graphical or tabular representation.
1 Profile David Anderson 6781 30 Oct 2003
lockedA SETI@home application has been added to the beta test. The scheduling server detect results that can't be sent to any hosts, and flags them. HTTP 404 errors on downloads are treated as unrecoverable. Graphics can be limited by frame rate or percent of
1 Profile David Anderson 6749 18 Oct 2003
lockedBOINC is discussed in an article by Joan Oleck in the New York TImes.
1 Profile David Anderson 6454 11 Sep 2003
lockedWe've released BOINC version 2.0. All BOINC components must be upgraded to major version 2. We've upgraded the Astropulse server to 2.01 and released [url=http://setiboinc.ssl.Berkeley.edu/ap/download.php]BOI
1 Profile David Anderson 7596 4 Sep 2003
lockedBOINC server tools are now Python-based
1 Profile David Anderson 6281 1 Sep 2003
lockedWe rewrote parts of the scheduling server architecture to make operations more flexible and efficient. The timeout_check daemon has been replaced by a more general transitioner daemon.
1 Profile David Anderson 6598 15 Aug 2003
lockedWe've added two new web-site features for BOINC projects: user profiles and message boards. These are visible on the beta-test web site.
1 Profile David Anderson 5883 25 Jul 2003
lockedThe BOINC source code is available again, under a new public license. Version 1.05 incorporates bug fixes and new features, including the ability to add your own graphics to the screensaver. The beta test has been
1 Profile David Anderson 6829 23 Jul 2003
lockedXML based statistics for the Astropulse beta test are available.
1 Profile David Anderson 6328 10 Jun 2003
lockedNo big news to report, but thanks to the beta test we've fixed a number of bugs, involving runaway applications, too-large output files, screensaver behavior, and mechanisms for quitting and resetting projects.
1 Profile David Anderson 5991 30 May 2003
lockedWe have created a second project, allowing beta testers to experiment with dividing their resources between multiple projects.
1 Profile David Anderson 6046 29 Apr 2003
lockedWe have resumed the BOINC beta test.
1 Profile David Anderson 6592 23 Apr 2003
lockedwe are suspending the BOINC beta test
1 Profile David Anderson 6261 9 Apr 2003
lockedWe are preparing a BOINC-based version of SETI@home
1 Profile David Anderson 6227 31 Mar 2003
lockedNon-English language.ini files are available
1 Profile David Anderson 6864 25 Mar 2003
lockedNew account parameters and preferences
1 Profile David Anderson 6346 19 Mar 2003
lockedParticipants can have separate preferences (such as network and disk usage limits) for computers at home, work, and school.
1 Profile David Anderson 6163 4 Mar 2003
lockedParticipants can limit their upstream and downstream network bandwidth.
1 Profile David Anderson 6908 25 Feb 2003
lockedParticipants can control the parameters (color, transparency, timing) of the Astropulse graphics.
1 Profile David Anderson 6199 22 Feb 2003
lockedNew feature: secure, verified email address update.
1 Profile David Anderson 6540 19 Feb 2003
lockedA screenshot of the BOINC client
1 Profile David Anderson 6875 29 Jan 2003
lockedWe have started a beta test of BOINC
1 Profile David Anderson 7009 10 Dec 2002
lockedBOINC is under development
1 Profile David Anderson 6413 24 Aug 2002

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