Collatz Conjecture is based in Wood Dale, Illinois.
It is a privately managed BOINC project attempting to disprove the Collatz Conjecture. For more information about the Collatz
Conjecture, check out the
Collatz page. The Collatz Conjecture project makes use of the
parity sequence optimization and runs on Linux, Windows, and OS X and can utilize CPUs as well as AMD, nVidia, and Intel graphics cards.
See the results gathered to date
Unexpected Power Outage
While we didn't get ice here, we had plenty of rain. Unfortunately, I was gone for the day when the power outage occurred so there was no opportunity to fire up the backup generator. Thankfully, everything came back online although it took 3 reboots before the firewall decided it indeed had a hard drive. If you get a download error, etc. for a workunit, please let me know. When there is a major crash, there are usually a few screwed up workunits where the database and the file system aren't completely in sync. 16 Jan 2017, 23:45:14 UTC · Comment
Due to spammers creating so many fake user and computer records, the Collatz site now requires an invitation code in order to create an account. Contact me for the code. The code will at least slow the spammers down as I will change it as often as needed. In addition:
Users without any credit will be deleted.
16 Nov 2016, 15:12:20 UTC
Computers without any credit will be deleted.
Teams without any credit after will be deleted.
The Collatz site will be completely down later today for major maintenance. There appears to be disk corruption causing database errors which is why the assimilator is not working. What I don't know yet is whether the corruption affects more than just one database table. The work generators are offline as I don't want to create any more work as I don't know how long it will be down to restore/repair the corrupted database table(s). 15 Nov 2016, 14:11:14 UTC · Comment
SSL Certificate Replace (again)
So it turns out that the SSL provider I was using was bought by another company that has had issues to the point where many/most of the browser vendors stopped supporting their certificates. So.... the Collatz project is now using a new SSL certificate. Lets hope the new one causes fewer headaches for everyone.
Thanks to fractal for pointing out the specific issue, and thanks to everyone else who was also trying to help troubleshooting. I really appreciate it. 9 Nov 2016, 22:21:29 UTC · Comment
The power was out while I was gone for the weekend. Everything should be back to normal now though. 22 Aug 2016, 0:11:51 UTC · Comment
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