[Ubuntu in the wild] Parallella supercomputer's developers use Ubuntu
It is now a common fact that Ubuntu is a widely known and appreciated operating system, used by millions and millions of user across the world, OS designed with security, speed, ease of use, polished interface, etc, in mind.
The Parallella computing platform has been created with the main goal to provide an affordable, open source and easy-to-use experience, "inspired by great hardware communities like Raspberry Pi and Arduino, we see a critical need for a truly open, high-performance computing platform that will close the knowledge gap in parallel programing".
While being presented on kickstarter, Parallella aims at achieving serious computer performance, such as 45 GHZ of equivalent CPU performance on a credit card-like size board, consuming only 5 Watts (regular work loads).
While talking about and explaining the reasons behind the mentioned project, one can easily observe the Ubuntu-powered computer behind the developer, furthermore, in the same clip, the developers are continuing the project's presentation via the terminal in Ubuntu.
In the latest months, various celebrities have been "recorded" using Ubuntu, nevertheless, it is definitely interesting that third-party programmers are using Ubuntu both to demonstrate under-the-hood bits (on powerful projects) and also as a brand, brand in the sense of "psychologically" taking Ubuntu's core values into their project, probably in order to be "aligned" with an already established standard of security, seriousness, stability, power (Ubuntu) and to transmit to viewers the mentioned qualities.
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