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Diamond 10 Year Badge for World Community Grid’s [email protected] – Phase 2

Diamond 10 Year Badge for World Community Grid’s [email protected] – Phase 2

Hi everyone, Today, I’d like to show you another nice badge that I got due to my Distributed Computing contribution. This time, the badge is from the World Community Grid project, specifically, the [email protected] – Phase 2. I got the Diamond 10 Year badge, which is awarded once you do 10 years CPU time contribution. This badge looks as follows:  This is the notice I got in BOINC: And these are my stats up until this point: Right now, I’m…

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Diamond 5 Year Badge for Microbiome Immunity Project from World Community Grid

Diamond 5 Year Badge for Microbiome Immunity Project from World Community Grid

Hi everyone, Yesterday, I got the Diamond 5 Year Badge for the Microbiome Immunity Project from World Community Grid. The badge is the following:  This badge is awarded after contributong 5 Years in CPU Time. As I’ve explained in my previous badge achievements, CPU Time is like real time, except that the time is dependent to a workunit and per thread. For example, If I have an 8 Core AMD Ryzen 7 with Simultaneus Multithreading enabled, making it 16 threads total, and I get 16…

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My World Community Grid Statistics for November 10, 2017

My World Community Grid Statistics for November 10, 2017

Hi everyone, In this post, I’ll share my World Community Grid statistics so you all know my progress on their different Distributed Computing projects: As you can see from the above stats, I just need one more year to obtain the Diamond 5 Year medal for Microbiome Immunity Project. I also need 3 more years for [email protected] to obtain the 20 Year Diamond Badge. As you saw in my two earlier posts, I’ve been moving my equipment and configuring them….

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Got the Sapphire Badge for World Community Grid’s Microbiome Immunity Project!

Got the Sapphire Badge for World Community Grid’s Microbiome Immunity Project!

Hi everyone, I finally got the Sapphire badge for the Microbiome Immunity Project from IBM’s World Community Grid. This is a badge that is awarded after performing 2 CPU-time years of contribution toward a project. This is the new shiny badge I got:  The message I got in BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing): And here are my stats as of now: There’s still no power in Puerto Rico where my 24-thread server is located, and even if there’s…

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Emerald Badge for World Community Grid’s Microbiome Immunity Project

Emerald Badge for World Community Grid’s Microbiome Immunity Project

Hi everyone, Today, I got another badge in World Community Grid, and it’s the Emerald Badge for the Microbiome Immunity Project!  This means I’ve processed 1 year worth of workunits in my machines. The next badge will be the Sapphire Badge, awarded after processing 2 CPU-time years of workunits. The message I got in BOINC: My stats so far: My workunits in one of my machines: I’ll be contributing toward this project as well [email protected] and see if I can get the…

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I got the Diamond 20 Year badge for OpenZika from World Community Grid!

I got the Diamond 20 Year badge for OpenZika from World Community Grid!

Hi everyone! Today night, I got the Diamond 20 Year Badge from the World Community Grid Project: OpenZika. This badge is awarded after contributing 20 years in CPU-time to this project. The badge is the following:  Here is the message I just got in BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing): And here’s my stats for the World Community Grid project in general: What’s Next? I’ll be focusing now in getting the Diamond 20 Year Badge for [email protected] – Phase 1, since…

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20 year badge for Outsmart Ebola Together! Another project from IBM World Community Grid

20 year badge for Outsmart Ebola Together! Another project from IBM World Community Grid

Hi everyone, Continuing with my badge-collecting adventure, I got today the Diamond 20 Year Badge for the Outsmart Ebola Together project from IBM World Community Grid. The other days, I also got the Diamond 20 Year Badge for the Smash Childhood Cancer project as well, and I told you in the last paragraph that I changed the priority of the projects so I can upgrade my badges from the other projects. This is the result of it 🙂 The Diamond 20 Year Badge…

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20 Year badge for my contribution of Smash Childhood Cancer from World Community Grid

20 Year badge for my contribution of Smash Childhood Cancer from World Community Grid

Hi everyone, I did it! I finally got the Diamond 20 year badge for my contribution toward the Smash Childhood Cancer from World Community Grid. This came as a surprise since these days I’ve only been crunching tasks with my 24-thread server which is located in Puerto Rico. All of my other machines were disabled since Sunday due to Hurricane Irma passing over the State of Florida. They are all now activated once again since we just got power again….

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Ruby Badge for the Microbiome Immunity Project project from World Community Grid

Ruby Badge for the Microbiome Immunity Project project from World Community Grid

Hi everyone, As I said yesterday, today I woke up with a new shiny badge, Ruby Badge from the Microbiome Immunity Project from World Community Grid. The Ruby badge is the following:  It is awarded after 180 days of contribution, of which as the time of this post my contribution is 203 days. The next badge is the emerald badge, awarded after 1 year of contribution. Remember that in the computing world, one CPU thread equals 1 day, so 8…

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Gold Badge for the Microbiome Immunity Project project from World Community Grid

Gold Badge for the Microbiome Immunity Project project from World Community Grid

Hi everyone, I got the Gold badge from the Microbiome Immunity Project from World Community Grid and this night, I’ll receive the Ruby Badge! This is the Gold badge for this project:  So far, I’ve contributed 178 days for this particular project, and the Ruby badge is awarded after 180 days, meaning today night I’ll get it 😁 My stats so far: Additional Stats: The notice I got in BOINC when I got this badge: And here are the tasks…

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