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Retired BOINC Projects => SURVEILL@HOME => Topic started by: Dingo on October 08, 2011, 01:40:14 PM

Title: Project Overview
Post by: Dingo on October 08, 2011, 01:40:14 PM
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Project Summary

 The aim of the project is to deploy a large infrastructure to support thousands of probes monitoring the Internet.

Each probe repeatedly performs a pre-defined set of web transactions on web-sites, accessing each site about 4 times per hour.

The proposed approach allows us to obtain important results on end-user visible failures and performance statics, from several thousands view points spread throughout the Internet.

With the help of the volunteer community we will achieve this ambitious goal.

We are welcoming BOINC users who want to participate in our initial monitoring effort.

This is a "non-CPU" intensive project.

Network traffic consumed by each monitoring job depends on the number of transactions under monitoring. Our estimate is that it will initially not use more than 5 MB per job (maximum jobs per hour limit to 4).


Applications

Microsoft Windows (98 or later) running on an Intel x86-compatible CPU    
Linux running on an Intel x86-compatible CPU    
Linux running on an AMD x86_64 or Intel EM64T CPU    
Mac OS 10.4 or later running on Intel


Connecting to SURVEILL@HOME

The projects Home Page is located at: http://surveill.dei.uc.pt/surveill/

Statistics

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Title: Re: Project Overview
Post by: Mike Mitchell on October 08, 2011, 07:37:26 PM
It doesn't seem to be accepting new accounts at the moment.

Is there something that can be done, say, an access code or such?  ???
Title: Re: Project Overview
Post by: Dingo on October 08, 2011, 11:29:17 PM
It doesn't seem to be accepting new accounts at the moment.

Is there something that can be done, say, an access code or such?  ???

They have a thread on their forum that they will not accept new members for a while.  I have asked how long and if they could open it for some of our members, but I wouldn't hold my breath. :(
Title: Re: Project Overview
Post by: Mike Mitchell on October 08, 2011, 11:35:47 PM
Thanks for that Dingo.