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News from the forums

Here is the news from the Forums -  the latest live discussions taking place on the projects' BOINC sites.

See Project Message Forums on the right to access the Message Boards and all News for each project directly.

BOINC story in Nature Index

24 Feb 2017
A story in Nature Index discusses volunteer computing.

Draining the CMS job queue

17 Feb 2017
Because of an upgrade to the WMAgent server, we need to drain the CMS job queue. So, I'm not submitting any more batches at present and we should...

Migration To LHC@home - No New Tasks Here

30 Jan 2017
As part of the ongoing consolidation effort, the Theory application has been added to the LHC@home project. Therefore, please could everyone switch...

Good news for the CMS@Home application

27 Jan 2017
This afternoon we demonstrated the final link in the chain of producing Monte Carlo data for CMS using this project (and the -dev project too, of...

ATLAS/LHC@Home consolidation

23 Jan 2017
Hi all, As you may know we are working on putting all LHC-related projects under the combined LHC@Home project. The idea is to provide a single...

MacOS executable OSX 10.10.5 Yosemite

19 Jan 2017
Well I have finally got some work on my Mac with our new MacOS executable built on OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite . Please report to me eric.mcintosh@cern....

VM applications broken by the Windows 10 update KB3213522

08 Jan 2017
The Windows 10 update KB3206632 introduces an issue that affects virtualization-based security (VBS) and hence may break VM applications. The issue...

BOINC:FAST'2017 conference announced

27 Dec 2016
The Third International Conference on BOINC-based High-performance computing: Fundamental and Applied Science for Technology (BOINC:FAST'2017) will...

Season's Greetings

25 Dec 2016
A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all the LHC@home supporters. (I shall send some news about our plans for 2017 in the next few days...

Seasons greetings

23 Dec 2016
Hi everyone, Thank you all for your contributions to ATLAS@Home this year! It is due to you that ATLAS@Home is one of the most important resources...

Thanks to Kathryn for 10 years of moderation

20 Dec 2016
Kathryn Marks has been moderating the BOINC message boards for 10 years now. Her contributions have been stellar, and are much appreciated. Thanks...

Einstein@home discovers record-breaking pulsar-neutron star system

20 Dec 2016
Einstein@home has announced the discovery of the most massive double neutron star system ever observed.

New recommended client for Windows and Mac

08 Dec 2016
Version 7.6.33 is now the recommended version for Windows and Mac.

Welcome TN-Grid

07 Dec 2016
TN-Grid is a new project based at the Research Area of Trento of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) and currently hosted by the University...

PowerShell module for BOINC released

06 Dec 2016
If you run BOINC on multiple Windows computers, check out PSBoinc. It's a PowerShell module for automation of local and remote clients from the...