Local Render Farm Solution

  • Graphical User Interface:

    • Multi-view interface within the main GUI.
    • User-defined view layouts.
    • Render farm node view.
    • Job queue node view.
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  • Multi-user Account Interface:

    • Assign user access to client workstations.
    • Admin/non-admin permission settings.
    • Client workstations can be configured to render jobs when not in use.
  • SQL Database:

    • All transactions stored in searchable SQL database
  • Command Line Interface:

    • Command line interface for job submission and management from command line shell or script.
    • Mange render farm from command line tools.
    • Command line tools available on all supported platforms
  • Render Node types:

    • Master: Render Farm Controller.
    • Clients: Submission workstation and optional rendering node.
    • Slaves: Rendering node.
  • Tile/Bucket Rendering:

    • Render individual frames across multiple render nodes.
    • Supported in Maya, 3DSMAX, Modo and Blender job templates.
    • Automatic stitching of final image
  • Full Job Management:

    • Basic job control operations: submission, suspend, resume, etc…
    • Job Dependencies
    • Render Pools
    • Email notifications
    • more …
  • Workflow Event Email Reports:

    • Job completion reports
    • Farm status reports
    • Periodic activity reports
  • Render Pool Management:

    • Group render nodes into named pools.
    • Assign pools to jobs for allocation requirements.
    • Startup/shutdown farm nodes based on pool assignment
  • Job History Analytics:

    • SQL database storage and retrieval
    • Searchable SQL database by administrator and users.
    • Open SQL architecture which accessible using external tools.
  • GPU Rendering:

    • Automatic detection of GPU devices.
    • Single GPU per-frame or Multi-GPU per-frame support.
    • Support for RedShift, Octane, AMD ProRender and Blender Cycles.
  • Render Node Management:

    • Node activity logs
    • Automatic/manual remote startup and shutdown
    • Wake-On-Lan (WOL) support
    • Single-click network install of SquidNet software updates