The Croods was made with the help of Linux, and it took more than 9,100 computing render-years

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http://www.linuxandlife.com – The Croods, a 3D computer-animated film produced by DreamWorks Animation, took more than 9,100 computing render-years to generate images from 3-D models. And all the animation workstations and servers were run on Linux. According to Derek Chan -DreamWorks Animation head of technology global, “Cutting-edge digital manufacturing requires a huge amount of compute power and orchestrated collaboration across our studios”. The Linux server farm has more than 25,000 cores and they are a mix of HP ProLiant G8, G6 and G5 server blades. With its increase in cores and performance, the G8 blades a (Distributions)