10 Pb/sec? Re: IB vs Myrinet

John Hearns john.hearns at clustervision.com
Wed Nov 5 05:01:15 EST 2003


On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, Eric Kuhnke wrote:

> So now you have a van full of RAID arrays...  How do you load and unload 
> it?  It would be quite comical to run a spool of armored/weatherized 
And quite comical to turn corners
(depending on how the disks are oriented of course)

But don't joke about things like this.
This is exactly how e-cinema is currently arranged.
As I recall, Lucasfilm delivered RAID arrays with the digital files of
Star Wars Episode 1 to a cinema in Leicester Square, ready for digital
projection.
Star Wars is the first film to be short entirely digital - from the
cameras right through to projection.

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