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Linux Dances with Penguins' Happy Feet

Aug 13, 2007, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"In an interesting tale of penguins giving life to penguins, the smash hit animated feature film Happy Feet was creating with Linux servers and desktops, in addition to Windows 2000 and XP.

"Sydney-based Animal Logic runs a 2000 machine render farm with a total 4000 CPUs to process its digital animation work far a variety of purposes, including visual effects for TV commercials, contributing to blockbusters like The Matrix and 300, and its first feature-length animation movie in Happy Feet which was released last year..."

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