[Beowulf] software for compatible with a cluster

Jon Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 09:05:09 EDT 2008


like you said in regards to maya money is a factor for me. if i do descide
to setup a rendering cluster my problem is going to be finding someone who
can make a small video in blender for me so i can render it.

On 7/2/08, Greg Byshenk <greg.byshenk at aoes.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 07:32:55AM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > "Jon Aquilina" <eagles051387 at gmail.com> writes:
>
> > > if i use blender how nicely does it work in a cluster?
>
> > I believe it works quite well.
>
>
> The "Helmer" <http://helmer.sfe.se/> minicluster uses blender, and appears
> to perform well.
>
> Also, Maya's 'muster' engine runs under Linux, and quite successfully.  We
> use it in a mixed environment, where the render pool consists of both
> Windows workstations and Linux cluster nodes.
>
> Note, though, that like other commercial 3D products, Maya is expensive,
> and may not be suitable for a student project.
>
> --
> Greg Byshenk
>
>


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Jonathan Aquilina

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