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Message 1800 - Posted: 25 Jun 2004, 9:56:23 UTC

Since SETI had some server outages in the past (last one took 3 days?)... How many WUs should I cache on my machines?
Right now I have a stock of WUs for 3 to 5 days in my boinc preferences (old habit from S@H1 times). Is that okay or will some of those WUs get worthless over time?

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Message 1939 - Posted: 25 Jun 2004, 15:07:10 UTC

The WUs currently have a 2 week deadline. If you can crunch them all within that period, it is OK.

Another way around outages is to sign up for several projects. Beta is ongoing at http://setiboinc.ssl.berkeley/ap/, and Protein folding structure prediction is available at http://predictor.scripps.edu/.

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