[Sidefx-houdini-list] Persistent storage on Amazon Cloud

robert east east.robert at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 19:29:53 EDT 2015


Rendering on the cloud would be even better if you could have the option to
write data directly to your own S3 Amazon account. !

Rob


On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 12:24 AM, Gregory Ecker <gregory.ecker at gmail.com>
wrote:

>  hi Francois,
>
>
>   if you use amazon cloud via the hqueue rop, then no,  it's not designed
> that way (persistent storage).. you need to remain connected to amazon
> throughout the render and anything that you are writing from the process
> will get saved to your local drive (for sims it requires a good
> connection).
>
>  I guess you could set up your own thing with amazon where you rent an
> instance,  install a disk image (with appropriate licensing) etc.. in that
> case you could have storage on the cloud (but you'd have to pay for that).
>
>  having said all of that I've used amazon cloud and have been pretty happy
> with it,  but I know other people who haven't (mostly because of their
> internet connection).
>
>  -G
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 12:31 AM, François Duchesneau <sidefx at trinix.ca>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > Yeah, I've done a render with the Amazon Cloud service without too much
> > pain. Anyone knows if I can use persistent storage? The help says no but
> I
> > wonder if it's still the case.
> >
> > I'm afraid it's gonna be rather useless if it's not possible.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Francois
> >
> >
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