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Thread: Blade Server as Render Farm?

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    SciEngArtist PabloMack's Avatar
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    Dec 2007
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    Blade Server as Render Farm?

    Hey, are any of you LW artists using a blade server as a render farm? Sounds like a good solution to save some space if you don't need the physical workstations for bodies to man them.

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    Angry Mac User Otterman's Avatar
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    Here at work we use 6 mac Xserves as a dedicated render farm-all stacked up and very tidy. However if I had to buy a renderfarm solution I'd go for a regular machine because they cost about the same but come with more goodies such as graphics cards, keyboard blah blah. Still if space is an issue then yeah-it's a fab solution. They are in another building from me so I never see them-I just control them remotely-it's ace

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