[Sidefx-houdini-list] Distributed Fluid Sim question

craigleehoffman at aol.com craigleehoffman at aol.com
Fri Aug 7 13:17:43 EDT 2009


If I have an 8 core machine with a lot of RAM, what is best when trying to get the fastest performance for a large complex Fluid Sim?


Computing the Fluid Sim in one job on the machine and letting it multithread and calculate as best it can?

Splitting the Fluid Sim up into 8 smaller jobs and distributing one job per core on the one machine?

Splitting the Fluid Sim up into 4 smaller jobs and giving each job two cores?

Has anyone tried such tests?

Thanks,
Craig






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