PSA - DIMES is something everyone can run, no impact on other DC'ing

Discussion in 'Distributed Computing' started by CaptainUnlikely, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    Still no update from the staff, but I have noticed their page no longer pulls up the error dialogue when I visit. It also shows the active clients vs. measures done graph now. So, looks like something has been getting worked on. I would say not completely dead yet, but probably more of a large scale backbone update and possibly the staff tired of responding to people bitching. I will continue to periodically check to see if I notice any other signs of life...
     
  2. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    Looks like there was a stats export today.... Maybe life has returned
     
  3. Intrigare

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    Nice. But too little too late for me I'm afraid.
     
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    I wish I had a better idea about what is going on with this project, I have not posted a result in months.
     
  5. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    I have no idea if any results were posting or not. Without the stats updates, I have not really even looked into it beyond checking the non-existent forums responses and the lack of replies to emails. I don't know if they just gave up or if there was a change going on in the office or what. Honestly, I don't even know how the results are even used now. Too much lacking in the communication area. I can't even get them to set up a forums account for me....

    Front page at least says there are 213 active agents...

    Previously, I couldn't even install the client as it couldn't find accounts and such. So, I probably need to install it on a few more systems now. Too bad their client still hasn't been updated since July 2013.
     
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    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    I contacted the former project lead about the status of this project and whether it would ever return. This is the reply I got:

     
  8. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    Though netDIMES is now dead, I wanted to point out that I tracked down the original admin Yuval of the project and got him in contact with Rysiu from iThena (new BOINC project with very similar goals). They were both very receptive and looks like they are willing to work together on at least some things. Hoping this turns into a very solid NCI project for BOINC.
     
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