How DreamWorks Animation Improved Its Production Process Using Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Archived Published: 16 January 2015 ID: G00248955


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Teaming with Red Hat, DreamWorks Animation improved production processes using open source and cloud computing, lowering hardware costs by 75% and reducing annual software licensing costs by 60%. I&O leaders standardizing on open source can adopt this framework to achieve comparable results.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Choose Architecture to Enable Business Agility
    • Gain CTO and CEO Backing to Standardize on OSS
    • Standardize on Open Source Virtualization to Save on Footprint
    • Leave Most of Development to the Open-Source Partner
    • Move Compute Time to Private Cloud and Increase Productivity
  • Case Study
  • Recommended Reading
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