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[News] [Linux] It's All About GNU/Linux on the DreamWorks Desktops (and Servers)

DreamWorks Animation "Shrek the Third": Linux Feeds an Ogre

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| All the big film studios primarily use Linux for animation and 
| visual effects. Perhaps no commercial Linux installation is larger 
| than DreamWorks Animation, with more than 1,000 Linux desktops and 
| more than 3,000 server CPUs.
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http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9653

Needless to say, they don't surf the Web with these workstations (yet another
reason to ignore Web stats-based figures).


Related:

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| "Linux is the default operating [system] on desktops and servers at major
| animation and visual effects studios, with maybe 98 percent [or more]
| penetration," CinePaint Project Manager Robin Rowe told LinuxInsider.
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http://www.ecommercetimes.com/rsstory/57300.html


Red Hat Summit 2007, Day 2: Red Hat Exchange and interesting presentations

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| As the cost per hour has gone down and the number of hours required
| to meet an accelerated production schedule has gone up, DreamWorks'
| use of Linux has become more and more integral to the company's
| operation. It began running Linux only on the rendering machines,
| but today Linux runs on DreamWorks desktops and servers alike.
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http://community.linux.com/article.pl?sid=07/05/11/142259&from=rss


Studios Using Linux

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|     * Digital Domain
|     * Disney
|     * Double Negative
|     * DreamWorks Animation
|     * Flash Film Works
|     * Hammerhead
|     * Industrial Light & Magic
|     * Moving Picture Company
|     * Pixar
|     * Rhythm & Hues
|     * Sony Pictures
|     * Tippett
|     * Weta Digital 
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http://linuxmovies.org/studios.html
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