[Beowulf] Movie Editing Requirements

Brent M. Clements bclem at rice.edu
Sat Feb 21 23:30:13 EST 2004


Actually a beowulf cluster can also run windows. There is a port of maya
to clusters...There are also many other movie editing software
distributions that work very well on clusters..It also doesn't matter what
os a beowulf cluster runs.

-Brent

Brent Clements
Linux Technology Specialist
Information Technology
Rice University


On Sat, 21 Feb 2004, Joel Jaeggli wrote:

> Given that it sounds like you're on windows, a beowulf cluster is not
> appropriate from your application...
>
>
> On Sun, 22 Feb 2004, Sawan Gupta wrote:
>
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > My client uses Adobe After Effects, 3D Max, Maya etc on his PIV HT
> > system with 512 DDRAM and a 128 MB Graphic Card.
> >
> > But when he perform some rendering operations, it takes nearly 10-15
> > minutes to complete.
> >
> > He wishes to upgrade his system to dual XEON with more RAM to minimize
> > this time delay.
> >
> > I want to know whether this will suit his requirments or a cluster is
> > just what he needs.
> > Please tell me which cluster can suit his requirements i.e.
> > Windows/Linux.
> > I mean which cluster can best suit these requirements.
> >
> > Also are the softwares used by him also available for Linux or not. (If
> > the solution suggested is in Linux)
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Sawan Gupta
> > || Mg_India at sancharnet.in ||
> >
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