Linux infrastructure was heavily used in Avatar's graphics rendering done by digital visual effects company Weta Digital.
Ubuntu Linux was the core of the Data Center of Weta Digital, consisting of 34 racks and more than 4,000 Hewlett-Packard blade servers with a 104TB of RAM. Ubuntu is running on all of the rendering nodes, and 90% of the desktops at Weta Digital, according to Paul Gunn, the data center's systems administrator.

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