Windows Server 2008

Making of Avatar

Intrestng article about the data center used to make Avatar (yes you heard it, a whole data center!!

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/346361/Data_Center_Plays_Supporting_Role_in_i_Avatar_i_?taxonomyId=154

Couple of facts:

  • Each minute of Avatar represents 17.28GB of data
  • There are 34 racks containing more than 4,000 Hewlett-Packard blade servers
  • The computing core includes about 35,000 processors and 104TB of RAM

No wonder it cost $500 million to make!!

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