I always see huge datacenters that have thousands of cores. For example the renderfarm of ILM. And I always wonder how to set up such a big system and use it for rendering or other stuff.. Does ...
Can Linux cloud instances (e.g. on Digital Ocean or Linode) be used for own, on-demand render farms? Are there any open source solutions for "slave" servers? EDIT My research didn't lead me to ...
We have plenty of linux server that will mount a few linux file server by NFS or SMB using /etc/fstab But manually changing each server's /etc/fstab is very tedious. Is there any way to edit ...
We're looking into adding about 50 nodes to our render farm at about $2,000 (+-$300) each. What I'm trying to figure out is which specs on a CPU are the most important for 3D rendering. We use 3DMax ...
I've been digging around and getting WDS, WAIK, and the Deployment Workbench all configured and installed on a server we'll be using to roll images out to classrooms. I want to make sure I understand ...
Faculty are requesting tools to manage the rendering crunch during finals week. Currently the status quo is a free-for-all in the computer lab during project deadlines. People end up "reserving" ...