BOINC

AcronymDefinition
BOINCBerkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing
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The BOINC app gives you the choice on which of these projects you wish to support.
Small monthly "trickle" files consisting of regionally and globally averaged values of temperature are sent back to the BOINC server so that it can track progress of the work unit.
He said Boinc was different from other existing services because it offered access to all music without download charges, monthly subscription fees and ads, while also ensuring a fair compensation for artists.
Una vez ingresado el nuevo trabajo, PyMW se encarga de crear una nueva work unit (que es la unidad basica de trabajo distribuido de BOINC), y la almacena en la base de datos del servidor BOINC.
Cuando una estacion de renderizado se encuentra inactiva, el cliente BOINC instalado se encarga de solicitar una nueva work unit al servidor.
Users who download the BOINC software can pick any project they wish to support, and set their computer to work on it when it has spare time.
That's the beauty of the BOINC system: all you need do is download one piece of software from the BOINC site, and with that you can support as many of these projects as you wish, or even switch from one to another as the mood takes you.
One can install a free, open-source software program called BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing), developed at the University of California, and link up to the Docking Server at the University of Delaware to become part of the network.
BOINC esta disenado para ser usado por cientificos, no por ingenieros de sistemas o expertos en programacion.
Aun cuando los proyectos basados en BOINC son autonomos (operan en sus propios servidores, y corren completamente independientes unos de otros), un usuario puede participar simultaneamente en multiples proyectos, definiendo para cada uno que porcentaje de los recursos de su maquina puede utilizar.
Progress Thru Processors was developed in collaboration with the National Science Foundation-funded BOINC project at the University of California, Berkeley.
Commenting on your October 2005 article regarding biocomputing simulation, there is a similar collaborative effort by BOINC, and another by IBM called GRID.