2022-03-11 —WCG in numbers - power
In this post we provide some behind the scene numbers about WCG.
2022-03-10 —Open Pandemics Q&A
Open Pandemics researchers answer questions asked on the forum.
2022-03-09 — Infrastructure Update: All Mission Critical Data Backed Up, Storage Layer Tested, Pass!
Transfer and backup of all WCG data, performant storage layer, DNS and domains now in care of Krembil.
2022-03-08 — Comparison of CPU and GPU performance in Open Pandemics Project
How does CPU and GPU compare in terms of energy and speed? OPN researchers compare them using two example packages.
2022-03-07 — Memories Monday: Behind the Scenes with World Community Grid Communications
Why did a three-month gig with a technology program end up lasting for six years?
Week 12:2022-03-18 —World Community Grid volunteers contributed to 32 projects so far
With almost 2.5 million years of scientific computations, the amazing WCG volunteers contributed to 32 scientific projects already.
2022-03-17 —Database Layer Ready, Batches Being Built at Krembil
Database Administrators have full access to WCG data. Workunit batches are being built on Krembil's infrastructure.
2022-03-14 —From grid.org to World Community Grid
While we are moving to a new location, we take a look into the major changes that took place in WCG history.
Week 13:2022-03-25 —Streaks Will Be Extended to Cover Downtime, Website and Forums Have Been Restored in Krembil Staging Environment
All streaks that were active as of February 16th, 2022 will be extended to cover the full downtime plus a grace period. Website and Forums are deployed in Krembil staging environment, testing is underway.
2022-03-22 —Smash Childhood Cancer - rhabdomyosarcoma
Charles Keller MD | Scientific Director of Children's Cancer Therapy Development Institute, gives us some detailed background on rhabdomyosarcoma.
Week 14:2022-04-01 —Mapping Cancer Markers Q&A
Mapping cancer markers researchers answer questions asked on the forum.
2022-03-28 —The African Rainfall Project
Nick van de Giesen and Camille Le Coz from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, give us some detailed background on the African Rainfall Project.
Week 15:2022-04-06 —WCG in numbers - platforms, volunteers and teams
What are the most common platforms used by our volunteers? And which volunteers contributed the most?
2022-04-13 —Validation of the WCG Environment Enters Final Stages
Workunit management, website and forums, and APIs have been subjected to unit tests, integration testing, and manual inspection to validate previous WCG functionality. Over 80% of tests and checks have been completed successfully in the Krembil QA environment to date.
2022-04-11 —World Community Grid at the Ride to Conquer Cancer
What do WCG and a 200 Km bicycle ride have in common? Dr Jurisica shares an insight.
Week 18:2022-04-19 —Help Stop TB techniques
Help Stop TB scientists give us an overview of the algorithms used for the project, and the reasons behind their choice.
2022-04-21 —The Home Stretch keeps Stretching… We need to delay restart until May 9th, 2022
With a heavy heart we must announce to volunteers our intent to delay restarting the WCG until May 9th, 2022.
(Edit) Quite a few interesting bits in there.2022-05-10 —Restart update
Issues were fixed, we can continue with testing.
They will post a new restart schedule tomorrow, May 12.