openSUSE Build Service Gains Momentum with AMD Sponsorship

As announced at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, AMD has been unveiled as a Platinum Sponsor of openSUSE providing it with powerful infrastructure upon which the openSUSE Build Service (OBS) can be run.

More from the press release:

“Now with more than 700 projects and 20,000 software packages, the openSUSE Build Service is an innovative framework that provides an infrastructure for software developers to easily create and compile packages for multiple Linux* distributions… In the past four months, more than 13 million packages have been downloaded from the openSUSE Build Service as developers build packages for various distributions using the tool.

AMD has helped sponsor the progress of the openSUSE Build Service with leading-edge hardware and development expertise. “AMD is helping to ensure that the openSUSE Build Service continues to be an important collaboration and development platform for developers of all distributions,” said Terri Hall, AMD vice president of Commercial Systems Marketing. “AMD recognizes the value of the open source development model, and by providing hardware for the openSUSE Build Service, we are able to actively participate in the continued innovation for which the open source community is known.””

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