In this blog series, we take a look back at some of the highlights from last year's Arm Research Summit. Interested in attending this year? Find out more here.
Jeremy Singer from The University of Glasgow joined us at last year's Research Summit to talk about 'Fruity Clouds' - the Federated Raspberry Pi MicroInfrastructure Testbed (FRµIT).
What would you do with thousands of Raspberry Pis?
In this talk, Jeremy explores background work into creating Raspberry Pi clusters, before introducing FRµIT, a collaborative project between universities of Cambridge, Glasgow, Southampton, Loughborough and Liverpool John Moores. The ultimate goal is to reach tens of thousands of nodes at low-cost, running at low-power, to create a distributed testbed platform for various applications. The five universities have, so far, created a testbed of around 1000 nodes across four sites, with scope for significant expansion. At a high level, ultimately the project could help build a datacenter in every home - a goal that seems more than feasible in a world where more than 12.5 million Raspberry Pis have now been sold. Watch the video to find out more about this project and how you can get involved.
The Arm Research Summit is returning to Robinson College, Cambridge (UK) for its third year between 17-19 September 2018. This year, talks, workshops and demonstrations will explore the practical challenges of creating a truly connected world, along with the social, political and ethical implications of doing so. Register early for this year's Summit to receive an exclusive discount on the registration fee. Your registration includes full access to the entire Summit program, along with lunch and refreshments throughout the Summit and dinners on 17 and 18 September.
Limited tickets are available at the reduced early-bird price – secure your place today!