[rescue] IRIX Java experiences?
Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Mon Jan 6 07:07:38 CST 2003
On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 01:53:59AM -0500, Dave McGuire wrote:
> I would think that, based on what I saw on the Indigo2, it'd kick all
> sorts of ass on something like an Onyx or an Octane.
MIT's Media lab used to love running Java with some sort of custom
Java->OpenGL binding (and probably lots of other custom native code) on
large multiprocessor Onyx2s. That is what they used for one of their
major actor based animation systems, I believe.
> Solaris is an excellent platform for this stuff...I'd say the fastest
> I've seen, given enough memory. It also seems to thread very well.
It does seem like that natural choice. I found even Java on SS5s to be
Joshua D. Boyd
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