[RC5] Dist Computing in the Workplace

Kevin van Haaren KvanHaaren at HNTB.com
Tue Nov 18 18:51:32 EST 1997


3D Studio Max (and Viz I believe) also does distributed rendering.  As
far as I remember there is no mac version.  Neat thing is you only need
a license for the server, the "slaves" don't require one.

Kevin

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Stephen J Gadsby [SMTP:sjgadsby at home-email.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, November 18, 1997 6:20 PM
> To:	'rc5 at llamas.net'
> Subject:	RE: [RC5] Dist Computing in the Workplace 
> 
> On Tuesday, November 18, 1997 3:10 PM, gindrup at okway.okstate.edu 
> [SMTP:gindrup at okway.okstate.edu] wrote:
> >
> >      I understand that Symantec's recent compilers will load share a
> >      build...
> >             -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup at Okway.okstate.edu
> 
>    Symantec C++ version 7.2x did feature NetBuild, which allowed
> project 
> compilation to be distributed to other Windows systems running
> NetBuild 
> servers. However, according to the version 7.5 manual, "NetBuild is
> only 
> supported in Symantec C++ Version 7.21." (Version 7.5 is for Win32
> developement 
> only. Version 7.21 must be installed first, with version 7.5 providing
> enhanced 
> Win32 development, if DOS or Win16 are to be target environments.)
> 
>    i've never experimented with NetBuild, though it certainly sounds 
> interesting. i've no idea why Symantec eliminated it from 7.5 unless
> it never 
> lived up to its promise.
> 
>    On a related note, Macromedia Extreme 3D 2 allows for network
> rendering. 
> Jobs can be submitted by either Windows or Macintosh computers, and
> both 
> Windows and Macintosh render servers will act on the jobs as long as
> the file 
> format is platform independant.
> 
> ==-   S t e p h e n  J  G a d s b y   - http://www.distributed.net/
> -==
> ==-      sjgadsby at home-email.com      -  Forget infinite monkeys.
> -==
> ==- http://cs.millersv.edu/~sjgadsby/ -      We've got cows.
> -==
> --
> To unsubcribe, send 'unsubscribe rc5' to majordomo at llamas.net
> rc5-digest subscribers replace rc5 with rc5-digest
--
To unsubcribe, send 'unsubscribe rc5' to majordomo at llamas.net
rc5-digest subscribers replace rc5 with rc5-digest



More information about the rc5 mailing list