Linux lands starring role in Shrek2

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by TechNews, May 20, 2004.

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    TechNews Guest

    By Robert Jaques -April 20 2004


    DreamWorks Animation has beefed up its technology infrastructure by
    tapping into an off-site 1,000-processor computing farm built on Linux.

    The film company, which created the Shrek animated movie, chose Hewlett
    Packard (HP) to deliver the utility-based enterprise environment, dubbed
    "HP Utility Rendering Service" (URS).

    It will be used for off-site animation rendering and remote
    collaboration in soon-to-be released feature films Shrek 2, Shark Tale
    and Madagascar.


    HP said its URS system allowed DreamWorks to take capacity on demand
    when it was needed in the final stages of rendering Shrek 2 ...
    TechNews, May 20, 2004
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    relic Guest

    That explains the terrible reviews it's getting.
    relic, May 21, 2004
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