As Windows 7 nears1 RTM, Technet interviews Windows 7 Build Engineer Istvan Cseri about Microsoft’s massive build infrastructure for building Windows 7.  For the daily build of Windows 7, it takes about 30 machines (about 10 machines each for x86, amd64, ia64) 12 hours to produce 13TB (3300 ISOs) of build bits for different SKUs (including Server 2008 R2) in 36 languages.

1Microsoft Connect and MSDN will have Windows 7 RTM English bits on August 6th. Other languages will be available on October 1st.

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