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#271 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:09 am

24 hours from 101st :clap:
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#272 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Alez » Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:08 am

Guess I'll hold off on the final table before we reach 100 :D :occasion9:
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#273 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:35 pm

2.2M yesterday! We'll make 101st on the next update. If our friends stay with us make the top 100 in 48 hours :clap:

XS has sure given us a huge boost! :notworthy: :notworthy:
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#274 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by davidBAM » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:42 pm

:notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:

Thanks very much Guys - hugely appreciated. About to leave the USAF team in our slipstream :shifty:
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#275 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:51 pm

101st


Table time :D

That was from the 1800 UTC update so more credits to come in 3 hours.

EDIT: it looks like our current run rate is 2.4M/day - amazing!

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#276 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Megacruncher » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:34 pm

Woo Hoo!
We are 3.8M behind ek$i sozluk cpu power & shifting 2.2M per day so Wednesday looks like it will be the day.
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#277 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by davidBAM » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:46 pm

Ah !!

That's another 24 threads coming on-stream now - that'll make all the difference :shifty: :shifty: :shifty:
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#278 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by VietOZ » Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:05 am

I'll stay until the end of the month. Since my only goal left is to get to the top 50, but it won't likely to happen unless I add another rig.

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#279 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:35 am

Fantastic VO and thank you ... I either owe you one, or I owe you another one :lol:

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#280 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Alez » Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:39 am

Bryan wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:51 pm
101st


Table time :D

That was from the 1800 UTC update so more credits to come in 3 hours.

EDIT: it looks like our current run rate is 2.4M/day - amazing!
OK, OK, I get the message :lol:

We are now up to 101 st place now. :clap:
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PositionTeamPoints
98 CANAL@Boinc251,763,008
99 Fairleigh Dickinson University 237,064,952
100 ek$i sozluk cpu power230,841,288
101 The Scottish Boinc Team 227,675,391
102 U.S.Air Force 226,902,614
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#281 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by davidBAM » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:04 am

+1 to that :clap: :clap:

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#282 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Megacruncher » Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:04 pm

The Final Countdown
PositionTeamCredits
100ek$i sozluk cpu power230,876,253
101TSBT229,448,808
Apologies for the unauthorized table!
2.4M yesterday so done and dusted by tea-time tomorrow!
Probably.

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#283 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by davidBAM » Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:32 pm

We just hit 100th place !!

Well done all

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#284 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Megacruncher » Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:10 pm

:dance: Well done everyone! :dance: :clap:
And well done to the Captain! Clearly a change of management was what was needed: The last guy never got anywhere with this.
Special thanks to Bryan and the guys from XtremeSystems: We could have done it without you but not nearly so quickly or in such style. We owe you. :-)
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#285 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by davidBAM » Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:16 pm

+1 to the vote of thanks to Bryan and his Xtreme friends :notworthy:
A very wise man recently wrote:Even a blind squirrel finds a nut occasionally!
The main task of this blind squirrel is to further rally the silent stalwarts and make sure we can now stay in the top 100 :dance: :dance:

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#286 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Megacruncher » Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:23 pm

Actually once we’ve got up just one or two more places staying top 100 will not be that tricky.
Our current RAC of 1.4M is 15th highest.
The 100th highest is just 99K.
Just a few months ago we’d have struggled to maintain even that. But now that we’ve got bigger better hardware, you’re here & I’ve finally found Linux I reckon that once the dust has settled we could easily sustain an RAC of 200K (currently 63rd highest). This would keep us moving slowly up & leave resources free for FB & other challenges.
Whatever, it’s looking so much better than 2008 when we got there only to realise that holding it meant abandoning all other priorities.

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#287 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:56 pm

@Megacruncher - does that mean you are now one of those Linux snobs? :roll:

That was a fun run and I'm really glad to see you guys get there. You've been scratching and clawing your way for a long time now. As you say, maintaining the top 100 is a lot easier than getting there initially.

There is at least one fast mover, CharityEngine3, coming up behind us to the tune of 7M/day. There are probably others but by the time they catch you your position should keep you on the 1st page of the stats.

CONGRATS TSBT!

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#288 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Cruncher Pete » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:01 am

davidBAM wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:16 pm
+1 to the vote of thanks to Bryan and his Xtreme friends :notworthy:
I second that motion David. Three chears to Bryan and his Xtreme friends. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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#289 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:11 am

No big deal guys ... just friends helping friends 8-)

And now we can just kick back, relax, and have fun! The pressure is off.

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#290 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Hal Bregg » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:26 am

Glad to see TSBT in top 100. I try to spread news and hopefully more people start crunching for BOINC in our team

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#291 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:55 pm

Now that the big push is over I need to drop one of the new machines for a while. Ever since the night I 1st brought it up I've been running Linux on a external USB HDD. Time to do the real Linux install on the internal M2 SSD :lol: I haven't even put the side panels on it yet.

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#292 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by davidBAM » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:57 pm

That's even sloppier than me :lol:

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#293 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:01 pm

When I got it to post, I setup the BIOS and installed Win10. Then I spent 1 hour running Prime95 to make sure the cooling was working. From that moment on it has been crunching WCG on the external USB HDD. Sometimes you just gotta do whatcha gotta do.

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#294 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by davidBAM » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:11 pm

I have an old mSata SSD in an external USB3 box. VERY handy

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#295 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Alez » Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:23 pm

Smile guys, a nice wee picture for posterity :D :clap: :dance:
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#296 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:35 pm

FANTASTIC!

Well the light bulb finally came on ... we aren't going to be passed by CharityEngine3. They are a "user" and part of the ByteBall team. :lol:

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#297 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by jockmacmad2 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:16 pm

Bryan wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:35 pm
FANTASTIC!

Well the light bulb finally came on ... we aren't going to be passed by CharityEngine3. They are a "user" and part of the ByteBall team. :lol:
7m a day and a "user". Aye a big user of electricity :shock:
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#298 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Bryan » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:21 pm

jockmacmad2 wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:16 pm

7m a day and a "user". Aye a big user of electricity :shock:
CharityEngine is a collection of many people who "pool" their machines together to get paid. It is the same as the GridCoin pools. On other projects, CharityEngine, is actually part of team GridCoin. On WCG they belong to ByteBall since it pays better than gridcoin.

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#299 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by jockmacmad2 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:57 pm

Phew good to know.
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#300 Re: WCG team position

Unread post by Megacruncher » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:58 pm

That’s okay then! :lol:

I don’t actually see any imminent threats behind us. We’ll be 99th tomorrow. Other gains will follow, even if only core members remain, and soon we shall be safe!

As for becoming a Linux snob. I doubt if I’ll ever have the technical knowledge to be a proper badass hardcore Linux geek. Also I’m never going to be a Windophobe. Even if my farm is mainly Linux powered from now on there will always be a few Microsoft machines in the house. Just like every other house on the planet. There’s a lot to be said for ubiquitous mediocrity over esoteric excellence. Remember the VHS vs Betamax fight?

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