Lucasfilm's need for speed: 11.38 petabits per second

Summary:Lucasfilm is one of the more bandwidth hungry operations in the world. Daniel Terdiman of news.

Lucasfilm is one of the more bandwidth hungry operations in the world. Daniel Terdiman of news.com visited the company's 10,000 square foot data center, which has an aggregate capacity of 11.38 petabit per second, which translates to one-gigabit-per-second desktops. Lucasfilm's data center costs for keeping its effects people from waiting for screen refreshes somehow has something to do with the calculus of increasingly pricey movie tickets.

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Topics: Data Centers

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