Canonical builds a 42-core ARM cluster server box for Ubuntu
Jun 13, 2011, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"As with anything to do with Ubuntu, it's up to the enthusiastic
individual to come up with and implement the solution to a problem.
David Mandalla of Canonical was tasked with creating an automated
Ubuntu ARM build machine, and the resulting solution definitely
registered on our geek radar.
"The required machine had to be capable of supporting package
builds from multiple users in a clean build environment. On top of
that, it needed to be relatively cheap to create in the first
place. Mandalla therefore decided on a custom build using