by Nelson Elhage
From the article:
Last week, Frederic Cambus wrote about building LLVM quickly on some very large machines, culminating in a 2m37s build on a 160-core ARM machine.
I don’t have a giant ARM behemoth, but I have been working on a tool I call Llama, which lets you offload computational work – including C and C++ builds – onto Amazon Lambda. I decided to see how good it could do at a similar build...