11/10/2011 Update

Hello Everyone,

On Nov 5, 2011 we kicked off our RAID Box and 45 Hard Drives fundraisers.  I'm proud to announce that today, Nov 10, 2011 we have raised the required amount for the RAID Box thanks to our generous donors.  

As such we have ordered the RAID box along with a set of quick rails for the box to make instillation much easier for the SETI at Home team.  These items will be shipped directly to the SETI at Home offices.  I'll follow up with the tracking information for both units once we receive it.  Read more »

Plan now for serious hard drive shortages: Tips to reduce risk

Recent natural disasters have caused major flooding in Thailand, resulting in a hard drive shortage. Rick Vanover shares some tips to help mitigate exposure to the supply chain interruption.

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/networking/plan-now-for-serious-hard-drive-shortages-tips-to-reduce-risk/4976?tag=nl.e102

Looks like it might be a while before we can actually get the hard drives for SETI.

Points system and badges added

Earlier in the week I added a points system and badges to the site.  This is kind of similar to the green star you get on the SETI@Home site when you donate, but there's a bit more to it.  Here's how it works: Read more »

Pre-Launch Update

Hello Everyone:

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of our donors, our SATA Dock and 6 3TB Hard Drive fundraiser has surpassed its goal even before its official start.  As a result, we have decided that our second fundraiser for SETI, which is slated to begin on Nov 5, 2011, will be for a 45 Drive Raid Array instead of the aforementioned 3TB Hard Drive fundraiser. Read more »

November 5, 2011: GPUUG's First Fundraiser

Hello Everyone:

Thanks to the hard work of Phil our Webadmin and everyone involved with the GPU Users Group Inc, I'm proud to announce that we will be running our first fundraiser on November 5, 2011 (Saturday). Read more »

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