+ Joe Pizzini of RenderStream wrote quite informative article about designing the Perfect Render Farm. Snippet: In this document we describe an example system that allows the rendering and compositing through workstations using our render farm, all of which is supported by a multi-tier redundant high-speed hybrid gigabit, optical fiber storage network. All systems come with 1-3 year warranties and are manufactured in an ISO-9001 compliant facility. Working with Austin Business Computers for the render process software we selected the newest versions of Autodesk® Maya™ or 3ds Max® and Toxik™ and for render farm management of the render process we chose Frantic Film’s Deadline® but realize that this can change with the customers’ personal preference. We choose Toxik because we believe it is the best desktop compositing package on the planet but realize that the proper choice of compositing software depends on the application and may adjust our recommendation once we have a more detailed......Read on!!
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