Name: Deadline - a hassle-free administration and compute management toolkit.
Released: June 15, 2016
Mac Platform: Intel
OS version: OS X 10.7 or later
Processor type(s) & speed: 64-bit processor
Web Site: http://deadline.thinkboxsoftware.com
Deadline is a hassle-free administration and rendering toolkit for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX based render farms. It offers a world of flexibility and a wide-range of management options for render farms of all sizes, and supports over 60 different rendering packages out of the box. Deadline 7 is the latest version of Thinkbox Software’s scalable high-volume compute management solution. It features built-in VMX (Virtual Machine Extension) capabilities, which allow artists, architects and engineers to harness resources in both public and private clouds.
Deadline’s unique architecture removes the need for a centralized manager application by using a highly-scalable database and basic file sharing to manage the farm. As long as your Database and File Server are running, Deadline is running.
THE CENTER OF YOUR PIPELINE
You’ll be up and running quickly with Deadline’s easy install process, and your team will be able to learn the simple to use interface in no time.
Virtual Machine Extension
Deadline 7 features built-in VMX (Virtual Machine Extension) capabilities, which allow artists, architects and engineers to harness resources in both public and private clouds.
Leverage cloud computing on the Google Cloud and Amazon Web Service platforms. The VMX Cloud Wizard makes it easier than ever to get a cloud processing/render farm started in just minutes.
Whats New in Version 18.104.22.168:
This is the fourth revision for Deadline 8.0. It fixes a few bugs that have been reported so far during the 8.0 release cycle; the most notable of these are related to Limit Stubs and the new Python Sandboxing feature.
Full Release Notes: http://docs.thinkboxsoftware.com/products/deadline/8.0/1_User%20Manual/manual/release-notes.html