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Announcement - World Community Grid migrates to BOINC


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World Community Grid is migrating completely to BOINC—the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Networking Computing platform for volunteer and desktop grid computing.

Previously World Community Grid members have had the option of participating using either the United Devices (UD) or BOINC clients.

At the time of the migration announcement, approximately 67% of devices were running on UD and 33% on BOINC. However, a greater proportion of new registerations were opting for BOINC (80%) than UD (20%).

The UD software helped launch World Community Grid with MetaProcessor 3.0. However, this version is no longer supported by United Devices.

As part of the migration many BOINC enhancements and new functionality have been introduced to World Community Grid, including the BOINC simple GUI; a results status page; the ability to conduct large scale Beta testing with volunteers; the ability to select preferred projects; and the ability to control the CPU throttle via the website.

World Community Grid is asking members with devices on UD to begin migrating to BOINC at their convenience.

 

 
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