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321 LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (11,773)Cullen LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (14,945)ESP LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (26,855)PPS LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (84,876)PSP LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (15,311)SoB LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (21,440)SR5 LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (29,270)SGS LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (26,616)TPS LLR (retired) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (36,288)TRP LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (41,655)Woodall LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (15,807)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (20,014)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (23,405)PPS Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (36,192)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (20,306)TRP Sieve (suspended) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (21,738)GFN Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (86,217)PSA Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,143,756)
Message 24104 - Posted: 4 Jun 2010 | 1:11:35 UTC
Last modified: 22 Aug 2010 | 17:53:22 UTC

PrimeGrid Milestones

To submit updates, please PM me or post in the PG History & Milestone discussion thread.

Participants (with credit)

2005 June - 50
2005 July - 100
2005 October - 500
2005 December - 1000
2006 July - 2000
2007 May - 5000
2007 December - 10,000
2008 July - 15,000
2009 January - 20,000
2009 July - 25,000
2010 February 1 - 30,000

BOINC Credit

2005 July - 100,000 cobblestones
2005 August - 200,000 cobblestones
2005 September - 500,000 cobblestones
2005 October - 1,000,000 cobblestones
2005 November - 2,000,000 cobblestones
2005 December - 5,000,000 cobblestones
2006 May - 10,000,000 cobblestones
2006 November - 20,000,000 cobblestones
2007 July - 50,000,000 cobblestones
2007 December - 100,000,000 cobblestones
2008 May - 200,000,000 cobblestones
2008 October - 400,000,000 cobblestones
2008 December - 500,000,000 cobblestones
2009 March - 750,000,000 cobblestones
2009 May - 1,000,000,000 cobblestones
2009 July - 1,250,000,000 cobblestones
2009 October - 1,500,000,000 cobblestones
2009 December 23 - 2,000,000,000 cobblestones
2010 March 09 - 2,500,000,000 cobblestones
2010 May 12 - 3,000,000,000 cobblestones

Significant Primes



The following will eventually be consolidated into the timeline at PG History.

2005


  • June 12 – Message@Home goes live with the Message7 application by opening account creation to 50 users
  • August - the RSA 640 Factoring Challenge application is added and the Message7 application is discontinued
  • September 01 - Message@Home changes name to PrimeGrid
  • November - the RSA 768 Factoring Challenge application is added and the RSA 640 Factoring Challenge application is discontinued


2006


  • March - the primegen application is added and the RSA 768 Factoring Challenge application is discontinued
  • November 26 – Collaboration established with Twin Prime Search. TPS LLR application is added


2007


  • January 15 - Eric Vautier of France finds a record twin prime through the manual TPS effort (2003663613*2^195000-1 and 2003663613*2^195000+1)
  • May 14 - PrimeGrid achieves the top project ranking by prime count in the Top 5000 list at The Prime Pages (shared with TPS).
  • June 08 - Due to project credit adjustments at the Prime Pages, PrimeGrid relinquishes the top project ranking by prime count. Projects now share credit.
  • June 20 - PrimeGrid regains the top project ranking by prime count in the Top 5000 list at The Prime Pages (shared with TPS).
  • July - Woodall LLR application is added
  • August - Cullen LLR application is added
  • August 04 - Lasse Mejling Andersen of Denmark finds a record Woodall Prime (2013992*2^2013992-1)
  • August 13 - Stephen Kohlman of Canada finds a record Woodall Prime (2367906*2^2367906-1)
  • September 15 – Combined Cullen/Woodall sieve application is added
  • October 13 – PSP sieve application is added
  • November 02 - PrimeGrid relinquishes the top project ranking by prime count.
  • November 18 – Collaboration established with 321search. 321 LLR application is added
  • December 11 – PSP LLR application is added
  • December 21 - Matthew J. Thompson of the United States finds a record Woodall Mega Prime (3752948*2^3752948-1)


2008


  • February 29 - Collaboration established with Proth Search
  • March 15 - Challenge Series established. Single day credit record established with over 820K cobblestones
  • March 23 – Dylan Bennett of Canada finds a 321 Mega Prime (3*2^4235414-1)
  • April 13 – Project Staging Area added to help facilitate new prime searches into BOINC production
  • May 10 - the primegen application is archived
  • July 20 - Single day credit record broken with over 3.4M cobblestones during the Lunar Landing Challenge (previously 820K cobblestones)
  • August 28 - Meebo chat room added to forum
  • October 27 - PrimeGrid server is updated


  • December - Single day credit record broken with over 5.2M cobblestones during the Winter Solstice Challenge (previously 3.4M cobblestones)
  • December 26 - AP26 search launched
  • December 27 - Eric Ueda of the United States finds a Fermat Number divisor 651*2^476632+1 Divides F(476624)


2009


  • February 13 - PrimeGrid partners with 12121 Search to search for primes of the form 121*2^n-1 and 27*2^n-1. PrimeGrid added the +1 form and will search all four forms in the 27121 Search.
  • March 06 - Senji Yamashita of Japan finds a Fermat Number divisor 519*2^567235+1 Divides F(567233)
  • March 31 - Eric Embling of the United States finds a Fermat Number divisor 659*2^617815+1 Divides F(617813)
  • April 03 - Andy Brady of the United States finds a 321 Mega Prime (3*2^5082306+1)
  • April 20 - Dennis R. Gesker of the United States finds a Cullen Mega Prime (6328548*2^6328548+1)
  • May 01 - Single day credit record broken with over 7.7M cobblestones during the Showers to Flowers Challenge (previously 5.2M cobblestones)
  • May 11 - First Mac application released - AP26
  • May 12 - Factorial Prime Search launched
  • May 17 - PS3 support added to AP26 application
  • May 26 - Mac support added for sr2sieve
  • June 24 - Solaris support added to AP26 application
  • July - Prime Sierpinski Problem/Seventeen or Bust sieve passes 50P in sieving depth!!!
  • July 04 - AP26 application receives a series of optimizations for Intel 64bit Linux.
  • July 18 Twitter application announcing AP26 updates released
  • July 25 - Anonymous of Japan finds record Cullen Mega Prime (6679881*2^6679881+1)
  • July 25 - SunGard Availability Services of the United States finds record Twin Primes (65516468355*2^333333±1)


  • August 03 - Badges added to PrimeGrid
  • August 07 - SETI.Germany becomes the first team to reach 100M cobblestones
  • August 09 - SG Grid becomes the first user to reach 50M cobblestones
  • August 13 - Mac support added for gcwsieve
  • August 16 - Mac support added for LLR
  • August 16 - Sophie Germain Prime Search launched
  • August 27 - PrimeGrid regains the top project ranking by prime count in the Top 5000 list at The Prime Pages.
  • September - Proth Prime Search passes 1P in sieving depth. A most incredible accomplishment for 4<k<1200; n<5M.
  • September 04 - Facebook application created for all BOINC projects.
  • September 16 - PrimeGrid joins Seventeen or Bust in their search for a solution to the Sierpinski problem. PrimeGrid had already been sieving a combined PSP/SoB sieve file. NOTE: Will await for updated LLR before launching.
  • October 10 - AP26 application receives a series of optimizations for Intel 32bit & 64bit Windows
  • October 20 - ppsieve is released for the PPSE sieve which advances the processing rate 6 times faster.
  • November 05 - Generalized Fermat Prime Search launched
  • November 09 - gcwsieve ported to native BOINC for Windows 64bit.
  • November 08 - Hope appears for the possibility of a GPU application at PrimeGrid. Development and testing begins.
  • November 14 - Single day credit record broken with over 9.5M cobblestones during the Giving Thanks Challenge (previously 7.7M cobblestones)
  • December - CUDA support added to AP26 application
  • December 07 - Lennart Vogel of Sweden finds a record Generalized Woodall Prime (563528*13^563528-1)
  • December 14 - PrimeGrid relinquishes top project ranking by prime count in the Top 5000 list at The Prime Pages.
  • December 20 - Single day credit record broken with over 15.9M cobblestones during the Winter Solstice Challenge (previously 9.5M cobblestones)


2010


  • January - CUDA for Mac support added to AP26 application. ATI GPU application in testing.
  • February 01 - Collaboration with Seventeen or Bust officially begins to help solve the Sierpinski problem
  • March 07 - The Riesel problem is resumed with TRP (Sieve)
  • March 09 - Proth Prime Sieve Cuda testing begins
  • March 19 - extended Sierpinski problem launched
  • March 21 - The Riesel Problem (LLR) launched
  • April 04 - SETI.Germany becomes the first team to reach 200M cobblestones
  • April 12 - Benoãt Perichon of France finds a World Record AP26: 43142746595714191+23681770*23#*n for n=0..25
  • April 24 -David Mumper of the United States finds a 321 Mega Prime: (3*2^6090515-1)
  • May 11 - News forum added to Message Boards
  • May 20 - gcwsieve ported to native BOINC for Windows 32bit
  • June 10 - shanky123 becomes the first user to reach 100M cobblestones
  • June 18 - Single day credit record broken with over 19.6M cobblestones during the Summer Solstice Challenge (previously 15.9M cobblestones)




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