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Message 39157 - Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | 15:23:56 UTC

Hopefully, a lot more GPUs and CPUs will join after the holiday presents.

At GPUGRID we are going away starting next week. The first to come back is Nate by the end of the year, early new year.

Also still remember that if you want, there is the possibility to make a donation. Donations are used to fund a PhD student which can work on Gpugrid. Last year we have received many donations. Thanks to everybody.

This year we also did well in terms of scientific publications:

N. Stanley, S. Esteban and G. De Fabritiis, Kinetic modulation of a disordered protein domain by phosphorylation, Nat. Commun. 5, 5272 (2014). pdf

G. Lauro, N. Ferruz, S. Fulle, M. J. Harvey, P. W. Finn, and G. De Fabritiis,Reranking Docking Poses Using Molecular Simulations and Approximate Free Energy Methods, J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2014, 54 (8), pp 2185–2189.

*** S. Doerr and G. De Fabritiis, On-the-fly learning and sampling of ligand binding by high-throughput molecular simulations, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 10 (5), pp 2064–2069(2014).pdf

P. Bisignano, S. Doerr, M. J. Harvey, A. Favia, A. Cavalli and G. De Fabritiis, Kinetic characterization of fragment binding in AmpC β-lactamase by high-throughput molecular simulations, J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2014, 54 (2), pp 362–366. pdf

X. Huang and G. De Fabritiis, Understanding Molecular Recognition by Kinetic Network Models Constructed from Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Adv Exp Med Biol 2014; 797: 107-114. pdf

** E. Dainese, G. De Fabritiis, A. Sabatucci, S. Oddi, C. Angelucci, C. Di Pancrazio, T. Giorgino, N. Stanley, B. Cravatt, and M. Maccarrone, Membrane lipids are key-modulators of the endocannabinoid-hydrolase FAAH, Biochem J. 2014 Feb 1;457(3):463-72.

Almost all of these works have been made with your contribution. From next year we are also trying to have a larger impact in biomedicine, further developing new small molecules which can be used for treatment of disease.

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Message 39161 - Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | 6:51:20 UTC - in response to Message 39157.

Happy holiday to all the scientists team of the GPUG project !
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Message 39162 - Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | 7:13:51 UTC

...... Enjoy the break Guys!

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Message 39163 - Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | 11:01:51 UTC

Q. Will the WUs queue still be fed over Xmas break ie. anybody monitoring?

If not - we may as well shutdown our clients down until the new year to save energy.

Have a good one

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Message 39164 - Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | 11:51:59 UTC - in response to Message 39162.

...... Enjoy the break Guys!


Gals, too...

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Message 39180 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | 6:40:42 UTC - in response to Message 39163.

Q. Will the WUs queue still be fed over Xmas break ie. anybody monitoring?

If not - we may as well shutdown our clients down until the new year to save energy.


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I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year :)

Looking Forward,

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Message 39181 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | 8:34:32 UTC - in response to Message 39180.

Q. Will the WUs queue still be fed over Xmas break ie. anybody monitoring?

If not - we may as well shutdown our clients down until the new year to save energy.


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I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year :)

Looking Forward,

Philippe

This is a good question, as the short queue is empty, and the long queue has 552 unsent workunits while it has 2821 in progress (so it could run dry very shortly).

I wish you, and all the participants of GPUGrid a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Message 39207 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 1:59:33 UTC

Merry Christmas -- Thanks for fixing the GPUGrid bugs that I reported this year! It's working wonderfully for me right now, loving how smooth it is. Enjoy your well-earned break!

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Message 39208 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 2:03:48 UTC

Happy Holidays to everyone, everywhere.

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Message 39209 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 6:06:59 UTC

Merry Christmas! Enjoy your holiday.

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Message 39212 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 14:24:41 UTC

Unsent work units are running out. I really need to know what to expect because my computers will be left unattended during the break.

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Message 39213 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 15:04:46 UTC

Happy Holiday season for all crunchers, scientist, moderators and all loved ones.
And a very awesome New Year!
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Message 39214 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 15:23:03 UTC

Unsent work units are running out. I really need to know what to expect because my computers will be left unattended during the break.


My advice is to pick another GPU project which is of secondary importance to you, like Asteroids@home, subscribe to it, and then set it to 0 priority. That way, BOINC will only take a work unit if GPUgrid is empty.

No, it's not as useful to humanity as GPUgrid papers may become, but think of it as drying up the competing project's work units. Their projects will end faster, and people will wind up back here.

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Message 39215 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 15:42:41 UTC

I have the following as my backup GPU projects (all set as 0-resource-share so BOINC only gets work when it can't get work from my primary projects):
- SETI@Home
- Einstein@Home
- SETI@Home Beta
- Albert@Home
- Asteroids@Home

Basically, once you set it up, you'll never have to worry about GPUGrid running out ever again. If they do, so be it, your GPUs will still serve humanity by using backup projects!

Set it and forget it.

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Message 39216 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 17:03:52 UTC - in response to Message 39215.

Jacob, thanks for the list. I for one haven't been running anything but GPUGRID on my NV GPUs lately so it's good to know. One thing though: there are a number of recent BOINC builds that aren't working with backup projects. I believe the latest 7.4.36 does function properly in that respect. You probably know the ones that don't and a quick heads up to people might save them some grief.

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Message 39217 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 17:38:11 UTC - in response to Message 39216.
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You're right, I had forgotten about that.

7.4.27 (the current public release) does not properly fetch work from backup projects (set to 0-resource-share).
7.4.36 (a release candidate that so far has been VERY stable) DOES fix the issue.

I'd recommend getting 7.4.36 if you intend on relying on backup projects.
You can find it here:
http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download_all.php

Happy holidays!
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Message 39218 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | 19:10:24 UTC

Thanks for reply but I like biology projects so I will switch to folding@home if I have to.

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Message 39225 - Posted: 20 Dec 2014 | 14:58:53 UTC

Are we running on fumes?

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Message 39226 - Posted: 20 Dec 2014 | 14:59:48 UTC - in response to Message 39225.

Sad but true.

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Message 39239 - Posted: 21 Dec 2014 | 12:07:34 UTC - in response to Message 39225.
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Are we running on fumes?

It would seem so, but I keep getting a whiff or two. I've snagged two long-runs since the server has been stuck on "1"... :D

Cheers and happy holidays to all! :-)

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Message 39249 - Posted: 21 Dec 2014 | 20:11:02 UTC

If my experience is representative, only BARNA work units are left.

Keeping my eye on the batch numbers, it looks like they've got sequential computations, with each work unit being calculated 200 times (i.e. 100 and it's validation). The BARNA workunits I've been getting are in the ~60 range. At this rate we could be 'running on fumes' for a while, with most computers getting a Work Unit, most of the time.

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Message 39264 - Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | 19:30:24 UTC - in response to Message 39249.

If my experience is representative, only BARNA work units are left.

I've been getting 4 types of long GPU WUs yesterday and today, but BARNA are the most common.

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Message 39277 - Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | 13:18:44 UTC - in response to Message 39217.

7.4.27 (the current public release) does not properly fetch work from backup projects (set to 0-resource-share).
7.4.36 (a release candidate that so far has been VERY stable) DOES fix the issue.

Ouch! In this case my shiny new GTX970 may run dry.. and I'm already away without remote access.

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Message 39278 - Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | 13:27:56 UTC - in response to Message 39277.

7.4.27 (the current public release) does not properly fetch work from backup projects (set to 0-resource-share).
7.4.36 (a release candidate that so far has been VERY stable) DOES fix the issue.

Ouch! In this case my shiny new GTX970 may run dry.. and I'm already away without remote access.

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Sorry. We missed it in testing.

Just let it go, and if the GPUs gets a vacation, then it probably needed it anyway :)

Feel free to join BOINC Alpha (if you haven't already), so you can help us test to make sure we don't miss scenarios such as this.

Happy holidays,
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Message 39295 - Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | 15:59:40 UTC - in response to Message 39278.

Sorry. We missed it in testing.

No offense meant. Such things happen, thanks for reporting it here!

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Message 39300 - Posted: 25 Dec 2014 | 13:38:28 UTC - in response to Message 39214.

Unsent work units are running out. I really need to know what to expect because my computers will be left unattended during the break.


My advice is to pick another GPU project which is of secondary importance to you, like Asteroids@home, subscribe to it, and then set it to 0 priority. That way, BOINC will only take a work unit if GPUgrid is empty..


Asteroids@home is currently offline, and therefore not a suitable choice.

Poem@Home has both CPU and GPU workunits, and is a better choice based on what they do.

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Message 39357 - Posted: 1 Jan 2015 | 21:24:52 UTC

BOINC 7.4.36 has been released to the public, and is now the recommended version.

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