22.4 trillion digits of pi

Tag: World Record

Celebrating π-Day

The pi record computation of DECTRIS has survived more than 4 months from November 2016 until 3/14/17, which is Albert Einstein’s…

Download One Trillion Digits of Pi

As announced in November 2016, I’ve computed π up to 22.4 trillion digits. The first trillion decimal digits of this computation…

Summing Up

Last week I had the opportunity to present the venture of calculating π with a world record accuracy to my colleagues…

Hitting the Target

This morning, the world record computation of pi finally completed. Thereby the 105 days long calculation comes to a successful…

Hexadecimal Digits are Correct

This week I’m attending a conference in Strasbourg. While following the opening plenary, I log in to the server, on…

Disk is Full

Some days ago, I suddenly found the following error message on my screen: At first, I simply restarted the computation…

60% Milestone Passed

35 days after starting the computation, 60% of the series has already been summed. Against my expectations, all 20 discs…

3, 2, 1, Go!

Yesterday afternoon two colleagues kindly helped me to mount the π-Storage in a rack in our server room and to…

The π-Storage

Today we received the 24 hard drives and the housing for our π-storage. We decided to use Enterprise NAS HDDs…

Gamma and the Golden Donkey

It’s a sunny morning here in Baden-Dättwil, where the new business premises of my employer are located. Close to the…

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