[Sidefx-houdini-list] Off the shelf Renderfarm options

Cristobal Infante cgcris at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 15:38:18 EST 2016


RR is very friendly (love the thumbnails) but is also worth having a look
at deadline.

I am not an expert, but deadline seems to have more options and be more
customisable than RR.



On Thursday, 18 February 2016, Sandy Sutherland <sandy.maillists at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Second RR on this - setup a Houdini based Farm quite easily, and as always
> Holger was a huge support!  Also quite easy to setup caching, etc...
>
> S.
>
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 6:17 PM, Jeff McFall <Jeff.McFall at sas.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
>
> > Royal Render works great for us and we have been using it for years.
> > We started using it with Soft and AE then added Houdini, May, and C4D
> > without any hitches.
> > We just use the basic features, it has lots of node and job management
> > options.
> >
> > Jeff
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com <javascript:;> [mailto:
> > sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com <javascript:;>] On Behalf Of
> Benjamin Laidlaw
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 12:42 PM
> > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com <javascript:;>
> > Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Off the shelf Renderfarm options
> >
> > Hello,
> > I'm looking to find out what off the shelf render farms people prefer
> > currently for production; likes and dislikes?
> >
> > Short background: We need to use our nodes for Houdini, Max, Maya, fume,
> > and a few other software. Currently about ~100 nodes, and we don't have a
> > dedicated render farm technician so the most hands off, off the shelf is
> > the best. I have experience with Hqueue, Rush, Deadline, and Qube, so I
> am
> > looking for any additional off the shelf software, too beyond those. I'm
> > currently using Hqueue for Houdini simulations, but I need to share the
> > majority of render nodes with the other softwares.
> > Thanks-Ben
> >
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