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

Phil Spicer PSpicer at bournemouth.ac.uk
Thu Apr 28 14:01:12 EDT 2011


Hi Everyone,

Many thanks for all the responses. It is a great help and will aid our discussions immensely.

Kind regards,

Phil.


Philip Spicer
Programme Coordinator - MA Digital Effects
National Centre for Computer Animation
Bournemouth University - UK

http://www.youtube.com/user/NCCADigitalFX






On 28 Apr 2011, at 17:59, Cristin Barghiel wrote:

> Hi Phil,
> 
> I encourage you to take a look at Houdini's HQueue. We are actively using it and supporting it, and it's already wired to work well with Houdini-native rendering and simulation. As it's python-based and architected to be open, it can handle rendering jobs - any kind of jobs, in fact - from packages other than Houdini as well.
> 
> Cristin
> 
> On 2011-04-28, at 4:51 AM, Phil Spicer 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
>> 
>> http://www.youtube.com/user/NCCADigitalFX
>> 
>> 
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