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

Olex P hoknamahn at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 14:26:54 EDT 2011


There is also something worth mentioning - a ready to work, free and
open source render farm manager Afanasy
http://cgru.sourceforge.net/afanasy/doc/index.html
I've heard good things about it.

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 7:14 PM, Gene Dreitser <keyframe at rogers.com> wrote:
> +1 for SGE.
>
> It's been fantastic for us here.  Over 250,000 frames rendered since last daemon
> restart.
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> Cheers,
>
> G
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> From: Phil Spicer <PSpicer at bournemouth.ac.uk>
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> Hi Everyone,
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> Many thanks for all the responses. It is a great help and will aid our
> discussions immensely.
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> Kind regards,
>
> Phil.
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> Philip Spicer
> Programme Coordinator - MA Digital Effects
> National Centre for Computer Animation
> Bournemouth University - UK
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> On 28 Apr 2011, at 17:59, Cristin Barghiel wrote:
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>> 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
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>>> http://www.youtube.com/user/NCCADigitalFX
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