Compiling stuff

November 5, 2012 2.4k views
Would a big DigitalOcean server be good for compiling stuff? like Firefox from source? It owuld be perfect since it's billed hourly.
3 Answers
Yes—in general the servers are good for compiling things. For example, the hourly billing could be a win for setting up a firefox daily build.
I routinely build the NetBSD source tree by spinning up huge instances for an hour or two. Saves me a lot of time.
I do the same for Gitlab & Node...
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