Video recorded during the 2011 Asia@Home conference, the 20th and 21st March at Sinica Academia – Taipei (Taiwan).
This Asia@home hackfest focuses on applications of citizen-based volunteer computing and volunteer sensing to earthquake science in South-East Asia. The purpose of the hackfest is to test new concepts in distributed software and hardware[…]
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[size=3][color=red]"The limits of volunteer computing" David Anderson, Space Science Laboratory, UC Berkeley[/color][/size]
In this talk, I'll cover: statistics on the hardware characteristics of volunteer hosts (CPU capacity, RAM, free disk, GPUs, network BW); BOINC's mechanisms for matching jobs and hosts; BOINC's mechanisms for dealing with extreme requirements; (RAM, disk, runtime); how we handle MPI apps in BOINC.