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Distributed AV1 Video Encoding

Distributed AV1 Video Encoding

Hi everyone, Yesterday, I began working on writing code to encode video files to AV1 in a distributed computing fashion using my private BOINC server. I wrote some PHP code and developed a Windows Forms software that will submit the video files to the distributed computing server so that it can send jobs to connected machines. The encoding software I’m using is rav1e. This software is currently single-threaded, which means that encoding videos will take some time, especially when using…

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I found a prime number! PrimeGrid BOINC project

I found a prime number! PrimeGrid BOINC project

Hi everyone, Today, I got an automated private message in the PrimeGrid BOINC project telling me I found a prime number in their AP27 subproject. The message I got is the following, Here it is in plaintext: (This is an automated message. Replies to this message will not be read.) Dear AP finder, Congratulations! Our records indicate that a computer registered by you has found a unique Arithmetic Progression of primes of length 21. This computer is assigned to the…

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Improvements to my Finished BOINC Tasks section in my website and today’s [email protected] rank

Improvements to my Finished BOINC Tasks section in my website and today’s [email protected] rank

Hi everyone, Today afternoon, I worked on setting up a sorting option allowing you to sort my finished BOINC tasks by date and by host, or one of them in the Finished BOINC Tasks section of my website. The result looks like this: You can, for example, select the tasks that’s been processed today, for my AMD Ryzen machine, and you’ll get this: Note that I’m not an expert at HTML or CSS, but I’ve managed to bring this functionality…

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New Gridcoin BOINC Challenge: [email protected] – Installing VirtualBox and configuring the project

New Gridcoin BOINC Challenge: [email protected] – Installing VirtualBox and configuring the project

Hi everyone, Today, a new BOINC challenge for the project [email protected] started. This challenge was issued by Team Gridcoin: I went ahead and added my machines to this project, only to realize I need VirtualBox installed: So in order to crunch tasks for this project, I went to install VirtualBox as well as configure the project. Here I detail you the installation and optional configuration process, which is really simple: Installing VirtualBox 1. First, we go to the VirtualBox Website,…

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Running BOINC Tasks in my website updated! Scripts and tool updated

Running BOINC Tasks in my website updated! Scripts and tool updated

Repository: https://github.com/moisespr123/BOINCToWeb Hi everyone, In the weekend, I worked to improve the BOINC Tasks section of my website: Instead of manually updating this page, I’ve updated the PHP files in charge of retrieving the tasks and showing it. This file was custom made and was not in the GitHub repo. Instead, the file that was in the repo was the one that looks like this: Because that one shows all of the tasks from all of the hosts, I made…

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Participating in the [email protected] BOINC challenge

Participating in the [email protected] BOINC challenge

Hi everyone, It’s been 2 days since the [email protected] BOINC challenge started. As team Gridcoin is participating in this one, I’m also participating as well 😁: [email protected] is a project that has several distributed computing projects and brings them to the BOINC environment. Some projects that are currently running there are the Siever, distributed.net’s OGR challenge, Perfect Cuboids, and more. I’m running this project in my machines and here are some screenshots of BOINC with the project attached. They are…

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The GPUGrid Competition results are in!

The GPUGrid Competition results are in!

Hi everyone, Yesterday night, the Compete with team Gridcoin! GPUGRID BOINC competition ended, and today I’m sharing my results. I reached position #80! And up to today, I got 33 tasks validated. Yay! I’m very happy for my contribution toward the project and the competition, and I’ll keep running this project to keep my GPUs busy while doing useful research. Credits: Here, you can see my credits up to this point: What’s next? There’s another GPU competition coming, but unfortunately, Team Gridcoin…

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GPUGrid Statistics on May 16, 2018

GPUGrid Statistics on May 16, 2018

Hi everyone, It’s time for today’s GPUGrid stats update. We are 2 days and an hour from ending this competition in which I’m proudly participating and I’d like to share how I’m coming along in it: So far, I’ve gotten 17 validated tasks in this project: Now, unfortunately, I went down to position #92. Still, what matters is the contribution I’m doing to the project and even if I’m 92, I’m still listed on the first page. 2 more days…

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My GPUGrid Statistics – 5/14/2018

My GPUGrid Statistics – 5/14/2018

Hi everyone, Today, I’ll show you my statistics for my contribution to GPUGrid up until this moment. As you have read in my previous post, I’ve been participating at the “Compete with team Gridcoin! GPUGRID” BOINC challenge. Today, I’m at position #136: Project Stats: These are my credits granted for the project up to this point: Valid tasks: I already have 6 tasks validated: In progress: Currently, 2 tasks are being processed. One task per machine: Hosts: Here are more…

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