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Message 92515 - Posted: 17 Aug 2019, 13:53:10 UTC
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At one time there was a report that showed credits requested & granted, and, after validation, the granted credits were filled in. Was that classic seti or one of the current projects? I looked at some project stats but didn't see any statistical column for "granted". I thought I had seen that somewhere. If that feature was available it would be nice to know a the time of upload what the requested credit was. Even if the value was wrong, it would be useful for a rough estimate of credit performance.
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Message 92516 - Posted: 17 Aug 2019, 14:48:55 UTC

Credit award, both policy and magnitude, is not something done across the board by BOINC but is very project specific so why not ask over at SETI?
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Message 92517 - Posted: 17 Aug 2019, 15:27:21 UTC - in response to Message 92515.  

It was removed from the BOINC templates around 2010.
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Message 92520 - Posted: 18 Aug 2019, 22:50:12 UTC - in response to Message 92515.  

Yoyo@home is the only project that I know of that still shows "claimed" and. "awarded" credits.
Here is my task list page https://www.rechenkraft.net/yoyo/results.php?userid=38883
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Message 92525 - Posted: 19 Aug 2019, 6:07:08 UTC - in response to Message 92520.  

Gerasim is still showing claimed and granted columns, here is a work unit...

http://gerasim.boinc.ru/users/viewWorkunit.aspx?WorkunitId=59698583

As far as I know Gerasim is the only project that has no limit on how many times a work unit can keep trying until it succeeds. The one above has failed 134 times and is on its 135 attempt, the vast majority of failures are due to "Invalid. Deadline Exceeded." and it takes 24 hours to do that whilst keeping the CPU thread fully occupied.

I emailed the admins over a month ago about it, they don't have PMs at Gerasim and their forum has been down as mentioned elsewhere, but have received no reply. This isn't the only work unit doing this, there are more.
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Message 92546 - Posted: 21 Aug 2019, 12:59:14 UTC

WCG does as well.
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Message 92563 - Posted: 24 Aug 2019, 11:49:02 UTC - in response to Message 92546.  

WCG does as well.


Thanks, I knew I had seen it somewhere.

I have a program that graphs work unit elapsed time by GPU. I had the idea of graphing credit instead. According to Richard (another post somewhere but I don't remember where) the credit estimate is based on expected work to be done which goes into calculating the time estimate. If I could figure out how to get that original "requested credit" it might make a more accurate plot of credit runtime. There is a nice plot of actual credit runtime here but it was done manually by looking up 100 values from the project web site. I would like to implement something like this in my Boinctasks history analyzer but need something close to the actual credit since I cannot get the true credit.

Another problem: for some reason, WCH is the only project I cannot scrape for statistics.

It appears they do more security checking than any other project and my program cannot access my data even though I have auto logon enabled. There is probably a way to access it but it is not worth the trouble to debug,
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