Electric Cloud: New Era For Executives

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Most developers building executables today use a flavor of the original Unix Make program that was created in the 1970s. Over the years, the program has been refined by developers looking to optimize the make process, reduce build errors and increase the speed with which executables are completed.

Most enterprise applications today are designed with concurrencies in the executable builds. Large enterprise software such as Oracle or Microsoft database servers, for instance, are made up of several thousand source files, and in principal"given enough machines and manual orchestration"most of the files necessary to build an executable can be compiled concurrently.

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