distributed computing

  1. Gilthanis

    How to setup and install a Gridcoin wallet as well as set it up to receive rewards from Distributed Computing

    I have a post here about it. However, below are the details and additional info. You can see a list of whitelisted projects here. You no longer have to be on their team to earn these. They are in the process of whitelisting all BOINC teams. However, the [H]ard|OCP team name has been...
  2. Gilthanis

    Does the [H] team have interest in being whitelisted for Gridcoin earning?

    Mods, please do not move this thread. It is to get a feel for what the DC team would like to do rather than a discussion on crypto/mining in general. Any such discussion should be directed to the mining subsection. Team, Gridcoin is currently testing the option of allowing other teams to earn...
  3. Gilthanis

    Thoughts on another FAH challenge between H and TAAT. Please comment

    OK, so we are in the works of talking to TAAT about another FAH challenge. I've been PM'ing biodoc about this and we need some of team H's thoughts on how they would like a yearly challenge to go. This past one originally was going to be us vs. them. However, they had about double the output we...
  4. Gilthanis

    2020 Formula-BOINC

    I am creating the thread in case anyone wants to discuss. Formula-BOINC Year long challenge - www.formula-boinc.org/ - Team presently doesn't seem concerned about 2020 2011 - Team placed 95th 2012 - Team placed 58th 2013 - Team placed 60th 2014 - Team placed 1st in League 2 - 2015 - Team...
  5. Gilthanis

    DC Challenges 2020

    Year round DC-Vault Ongoing - DC Vault - Team Details - Team currently in 2nd place DC Vault 2 Formula-BOINC Year long challenge - www.formula-boinc.org/ - Team presently doesn't seem concerned about 2020 2011 - Team placed 95th 2012 - Team placed 58th 2013 - Team placed 60th 2014 - Team...
  6. Gilthanis

    2019 WCG Christmas Race Challenge Thread

    https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/team/challenge/viewTeamChallenge.do?challengeId=9746 This year it is from 12/1 - 12/25. All sub-projects are included as well as being based on points as they have in years past. For those wanting to bunker, you can start now. MIP - no wingmen necessary...
  7. Gilthanis

    15th Annual WCG Birthday Challenge by SETI.Germany

    https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/team/challenge/viewTeamChallenge.do?challengeId=9700 and https://www.seti-germany.de/wcg/1_en_Welcome.html The challenge will take place from Nov 16th - Nov 22nd 2019 To join your team in the race or register your team for the race, your WCG-Team-Captain...
  8. Gilthanis

    FAH NaCl End of Life

    I just saw this. Shame because it is what I typically used on a few pieces of hardware.
  9. Gilthanis

    10th Annual BOINC Pentathlon hosted by SETI.Germany

    This post will be updated throughout the event. Last year the team finished in 6th place over all. Last year's thread (2018) - https://hardforum.com/threads/9th-annual-boinc-pentathlon-hosted-by-seti-germany.1957969/ 2 years ago (2017) -...
  10. Gilthanis

    2019 Tour de Primes

    Last year's thread - https://hardforum.com/threads/tour-de-primes-2018-primegrid.1952746/ http://www.primegrid.com/forum_thread.php?id=8409#125223 Tour de Primes 2019 Welcome to the 11th annual Tour de Primes. 2 is the first prime number...and the only even one. This makes it unique among...
  11. Gilthanis

    PrimeGrid Challenge Series 2019

    http://www.primegrid.com/challenge/2019_challenge.php Last years thread https://hardforum.com/threads/2018-primegrid-challenge-series.1951409/
  12. Gilthanis

    Formula-BOINC 2019

    www.formula-boinc.org Last years thread https://hardforum.com/threads/formula-boinc-2018.1950308/ In 2019 we will be in League 1 Sprints Season 2019 03/14/2019 13:00 (UTC) - 03/17/2019 12:59 (UTC) Numberfields 03/28/2019 21:00 (UTC) - 03/31/2019 20:59 (UTC) WCG 04/11/2019 16:00 (UTC) -...
  13. Gilthanis

    DC Challenges 2019

    Year round DC-Vault Ongoing - DC Vault - Team Details - Team currently in 3rd place DC Vault 2 Suggested focus projects - DHEP, SRBase & Rake Search 03/30/19 Formula-BOINC Year long challenge - www.formula-boinc.org/ - Team is currently in 4th place 2011 - Team placed 95th 2012 - Team placed...
  14. Gilthanis

    YAFU@HOME badges and milestones

    YAFU announced today that they now have badges - https://yafu.myfirewall.org/yafu/forum_thread.php?id=347#1256 I would post mine, but I think they are still messed up for several people as I definitely do not have anywhere near 1Billion total credits at the project.
  15. Gilthanis

    GIMPS (Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search)

    http://www.mersenne.org/ CPU installation guide - https://hardforum.com/threads/gimps-installation-guide.1813722/ GPU installation guide - https://hardforum.com/threads/dc-vault-2.1620596/page-3#post-1037748416 Before PrimeGrid, we had GIMPS. They use the old school stress test tool called...
  16. Gilthanis

    14th Annual WCG Birthday Challenge

    https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/team/challenge/viewTeamChallenge.do?challengeId=9145 The team has been set up. Challenge Name: 14th Birthday Challenge Created By: SETI.Germany Open Challenge? Yes Start Date: 11/16/2018 End Date: 11/22/2018 Challenge Type: Points Late Entrants...
  17. Gilthanis

    Science United

    OK...so about 3 years ago BOINC lost its funding and went 99% into the public's hands for continued support. The original dev (David Anderson) went out and found a way to continue receiving a grant funded pay check and started a project called Science United where he was going to utilize BOINC...
  18. Gilthanis


    Not bad for only a couple devices running.
  19. Gilthanis

    Resurrected Android devices

    I have had a lot of phones result in bloated batteries over the years. Many of the phones cost about the same as a replacement battery. Today, I lucked out and had one model (3 phones) that I could wire up so that I didn't need a battery. That makes 12 more ARM cores dedicated to the cause...
  20. Gilthanis

    How to set up BiblePay and also get free coin for DC'ing

    The old info I had on here is pretty much obsolete. I have a YouTube video for installing and setting up the wallet in Windows 10. If you find these videos helpful, please subscribe and like the videos...
  21. Gilthanis

    How to earn Obyte (formerly Byteball) running WCG (distributed computing)

    This crypto has now changed its name to Obyte. So, anywhere you see the term ByteBall just associate that to Obyte. If you do not have an account at WCG you will want to create one here - http://join.worldcommunitygrid.org/?recruiterId=338542&teamId=BP5XNJBR9N1 This does not require you to...
  22. Gilthanis

    Mega Milestones Thread (MM)

    I figured with all the other threads highlighting milestones, why not another? Post here when you hit a Mega Milestone within BOINC. You can see them at your stats over at Free-DC.org I am working on my 1 million point goal for every active project. Been working hard on RALPH while it has...
  23. Gilthanis

    9th Annual BOINC Pentathlon hosted by SETI.Germany

    This post will be updated throughout the event. Last year's thread - https://hardforum.com/threads/8th-annual-boinc-pentathlon-by-seti-germany.1929308/ https://www.seti-germany.de/boinc_pentathlon/start.php?&lang=en 05 May 2018 00:00:00 to 19 May 2018 00:00:00 5 disciplines 1 winner All teams...
  24. Gilthanis

    SZTAKI is ending/done

    Posted on the header of the home page: http://szdg.lpds.sztaki.hu/szdg/
  25. Gilthanis

    Notable WCG updates on sciences 2018

    Drug Search for Leishmaniasis Project Continues Quest for Better Treatments https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/about_us/viewNewsArticle.do?articleId=556 Summary The Drug Search for Leishmaniasis researchers recently conducted lab testing on 10 compounds. The testing showed that none of the...
  26. Gilthanis

    Lost my dog to Bone cancer

    My St Bernard/Mastiff mix died today at the age of 10. He was diagnosed with bone cancer and had a pretty hard time getting around for a while. He never groaned, complained, whimpered, or gave any signs of it except for a limp he started to have the last couple of months. We really didn't know...
  27. Gilthanis

    How to get SPARC during the Alpha phase using BOINC

    Edit 1/11/2019 The Alpha is OVER and can no longer get DCC from running BOINC projects!! The DCP beta is now online! Sign Up Thank you for participating in our alpha program. January 9th 2019 will be the last time the alpha is updated, we will be leaving the website as is and continue allowing...
  28. Gilthanis

    Tour De Primes 2018 (PrimeGrid)

    Tour de Primes 2018 Welcome to the 10th annual Tour de Primes. 2 is the first prime number...and the only even one. This makes it unique among prime numbers. Therefore, February is declared Prime month...being the 2nd month of the year. :) And there's no better way to pay homage to a prime...
  29. DooKey

    Largest Known Prime Number Discovered

    The largest known prime number has been discovered by a FedEx employee from Tennessee. He did this running the GIMPS distributed computing client on an Intel Core i5-6600. The new prime is 23M digits long and is 1M digits larger than the previous prime. That's one heck of a LONG number...
  30. Gilthanis

    2018 - Hardware I just brought on and what it replaced thread

    I just brought on 2 old Optiplex 160's with Atom processors (each with 4 threads). They were set up to mine BURST off of HDD's but I will let them crunch whatever projects they choose in the process. https://wuprop.boinc-af.org/show_host_detail.php?hostid=140159...
  31. Gilthanis

    2018 PrimeGrid challenge series

    I am just going to make one thread for this and people interested can just follow. that way I'm not making several threads that have similar info in them. http://www.primegrid.com/challenge/challenge.php 2018 Challenge Series Date Time UTC Project(s) Challenge Duration Results 1 1-16...
  32. Gilthanis

    DC Challenges 2018

    Year round DC-Vault Ongoing - DC Vault - Team Details - Team currently in 3rd place DC Vault 2 Suggested focus projects - SRBase & Rake Search 10/10/18 Formula-BOINC Year long challenge - www.formula-boinc.org/ -Team is in 1st place of League 2 -...
  33. Gilthanis

    Formula-BOINC 2018

    http://formula-boinc.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=100 Team is currently in 1st place of League 2 Sprints Season 2018 03/22/2018 13:00 (UTC) - 03/25/2018 12:59 (UTC) SETI - Team placed 1st 04/05/2018 21:00 (UTC) - 04/08/2018 20:59 (UTC) VGTU - Team placed 1st 04/12/2018 16:00 (UTC)...
  34. Gilthanis

    PrimeGrid's Winter Solstice Challenge (8 of 8 in the 2017 Challenge Series)

    December 18 - 21 The Final Challenge of the 2017 Challenge series is upon us. The Winter Solstice Challenge will be a 3 day (72 hour) celebration on account of the winter solstice. The challenge is being offered on PrimeGrid's most successful sieve, the Proth Prime Search (Sieve) application...
  35. Gilthanis

    Rakesearch Milestones and Achievements

    It appears that Rakesearch now has badges. http://rake.boincfast.ru/rakesearch/forum_thread.php?id=40#174 I have
  36. Gilthanis

    ODLK Milestones and Accomplishments

    https://boinc.progger.info/odlk/ Looks like this project now has badges. I currently have -
  37. Gilthanis

    non-[H] DC distros

    I figured I would mention a few other distros being put out in the world to simplify things for others or possibly add options that others may not have. http://www.boincitaly.org/supporto/boinc-distro.html#eng https://boinc.berkeley.edu/dev/forum_thread.php?id=11961
  38. Gilthanis

    DrugDiscovery@home now has GPU work units

    https://boinc.drugdiscoveryathome.com/forum_thread.php?id=2108 They have a new Gromacs application for Linux and Windows that they are testing. They are still in testing, but this makes another Bio/Medical project on GPU's.
  39. Gilthanis

    13th Annual WCG Birthday Challenge

    https://secure.worldcommunitygrid.org/team/challenge/viewTeamChallenge.do?challengeId=8617 I have signed the team up. It will go from 11/16-11/22. This challenge is points based. Only work units that are turned in and validated during these dates will count. More information and statistics...
  40. Gilthanis


    RakeSearch is a research project that uses Internet-connected computers to search for orthogonal diagonal Latin squares. You can contribute to our research by running a free program on your computer. http://rake.boincfast.ru/rakesearch/ Currently the project is Linux and CPU only. I have added...