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By PrakharJain, history, 3 years ago, In English

Hi All, is it that the Distributed code jam problems are not open for practice, or that I'm not landing on the right page? I tried to open this problem. It just shows 'Contest has ended' and not the usual Solve 'Solve B-small' and 'Solve B-large' as it is appearing for the normal code jam problems. Any insights would be greatly appreciated. :)

 
 
 
 
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Yes, they are not open for practice. Usually you only can practice the problems during the week before a DCJ round.

It would be quite expensive (even for Google) to provide a distributed system with 100 nodes.

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    Thanks so much! So, is there any way to practice if I only want to check for correctness? If I use dcj locally, is there some way to get the input and output files so that I can compare and check?

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      I don't think so. You can obviously practice using the 3 small examples that they provide for each problem and run them locally. But I don't that the big test cases are available.

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        It would also not be practical to use the big test cases locally. Because you would need a 100 node system to run it. Simulating the system with the provided program will be way too slow.