[Sidefx-houdini-list] Rendering Solutions... Any suggestions

Lars van der Bijl com48com at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 07:52:56 EDT 2011

Here at Realise we run on the sun grid engine. (6.2r5)

the interface is really bad and it's completely un-user friendly but it's
free, rock solid and command line based. we had to develop our own viewing
system on to so users can manage there renders (MSc project ??)

if your budget fits nothing and you have machines. it's a good way to go.


On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 9:51 AM, Phil Spicer <PSpicer at bournemouth.ac.uk>wrote:

> Hi,
> Our RenderFarm here at the NCCA has died, and we are looking for
> alternative Render Solutions for the next academic year. Preferably it would
> be something we could lease on site, or we would lease time on the Amazon
> EC2 Compute Cloud.
> I was wondering what people were using in Industry, and if anyone had
> suggestions or information about what solution works best.
> Kind regards,
> Phil.
> Philip Spicer
> Programme Coordinator - MA Digital Effects
> National Centre for Computer Animation
> Bournemouth University - UK
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