On November 1 our team passed the 30 Billion Milestone for combined BOINC projects. Our last major milestone of 20 B was on October 1 so that’s 10 billion cobblestones in one month!
Congratulations to all members of our team for this awesome accomplishment!
SIMAP is currently moving towards new algorithms for similarity calculations and scoring. After extensive tests and evaluations during the last months it turned out that the best way to continue SIMAP will be to use dedicated local hardware in our institute. SIMAP will therefore use BOINC only to maintain the current SIMAP database until the end of 2014. BOINC clients for the new SIMAP database will not be released and there will be no workunits for SIMAP after 2014. After 10 very successful years of SIMAP within BOINC this decision was not an easy one for us. However, we thank all users for their support in the past and in the upcoming last period until the end of the year. More…