Success Stories

PS3 Cluster of Air Force Research Labs

Fixstars has deployed its integrated Yellow Dog Enterprise Linux OS on the Air Force Research Lab's 2,016 node PS3 cluster.

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OpenCV Library for your PS3

Want to run open source Computer Vision libraries on your PLAYSTATION 3? Read more about the "OpenCV on the Cell" project, brought to you by Fixstars and Sony.

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The Yellow Dog Learns to Drive

Fixstars lent an innovative hand to the Axion Racing team with the introduction of a PlayStation 3 running Yellow Dog Linux, an integral component in the on-board, realtime image processing system.

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Black hole researcher uses PS3s, Yellow Dog Linux

Right now, a cluster of eight interlinked PS3s is busy solving a celestial mystery involving gravitational waves and what happens when a super-massive black hole, about a million times the mass of our own sun, swallows up a star.

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MIT PS3 Cell Programming Guide

Students learned about the new Cell microprocessor, and designed and implemented projects to run directly on PS3 consoles running Yellow Dog Linux.

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IBM Cell Ray Trace Demo

IBMers have developed "iRT", an interactive ray tracer running Yellow Dog Linux on IBM Cell blades with a PS3 as the head node. It demos a car model 75x more complex than those used in today's games.

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The PS3 as a PVR

Turn your PS3 into a full-blown Personal Video Recorder. All you need is Yellow Dog Linux, MythTV, a USB enabled TV tuner, and a few tweaks.

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