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Qube! PipelineFX Render Farm Manager

Qube! PipelineFX Render Farm Manager

At PipelineFX we partner with you to improve your render pipeline. We work hard to understand your rendering workflow and requirements, and offer comprehensive products and services to dramatically improve your rendering performance.

We will offer an appropriate amount of installation assistance, targeted end-user and administrative software training and consulting services as needed. Success in digital media today requires maximum efficiency and we will strive to optimize your existing infrastructure as well as planned future expansion.

 

A render pipeline you can count on

For more than 14 years Qube! has been managing the render pipelines of organizations small and large as they manage the complex process of computer graphics rendering. Built on the pipeline that rendered Square’s “Final Fantasy” The Spirits Within,” Qube! has evolved into an easy to use, super stable render management platform backed by expert render pipeline technical support.

 

We Manage the World’s Most Efficient Render Farms

Since 2002, PipelineFX has been helping organizations of all sizes to better manage rendering for digital media applications and programs. Our software product, “Qube!” was originally built for Square USA’s groundbreaking animated movie “Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within,” and has been used on hundred’s of feature films since. For over 14 years organizations of all sizes in the film, visual effects, post production, broadcast, design and education industries have been using Qube! to manage their render pipeline and make critical business decisions, faster and smarter than the competition. Just ask any of our 750+ customers running over 35,000 render nodes.

 

FAST  INTEGRATED SMART RELIABLE SCALABLE OPEN
Push more renders through in less time. Qube! retries failed frames and auto-wrangles jobs to improve render success.  Qube! is integrated with more than 40 leading content creation applications out of the box. Metrics provide instant insight into render pipeline project status and performance. Trusted by hundreds of leading companies. Build a render farm you can count on. Proven on 2,000+ render nodes in heavy production, Qube! will scale with your business. Qube! has a mature and production proven Python API that makes it easy to integrate into your pipeline.

 

Features that scale as you grow

Qube! provides the feature set relied upon by leading visual effects studios, architecture firms, automotive manufacturers, broadcast stations, post houses and schools teaching digital media around the world.

 

NEW Qube! UI

Combining the functionality of WranglerView with the colorful, more flexible user interface of ArtistView, the new Qube! UI will be the ultimate tool for users, wranglers, producers, management, or any role that needs to access farm status and data.


ArtistView

ArtistView is a fast, visual, and artist-friendly front end to managing your render jobs. ArtistView includes everything an end user needs to easily manage their own render jobs. Always flexible, every right-click menu item and context sensitive tab is a simple and easy to create python plug-in. Manage and troubleshoot rendering jobs while seeing a breakdown of current and planned jobs, estimated completion times, a log history and rendered frames previews. Controls over the queue allow a user to block a job, kill it, re-attempt or sort it for more efficient results. It is also possible to scrub through rendered frames directly inside the GUI.

 

WranglerView

The Qube! WranglerView GUI allows wranglers and system administrators to monitor and manage servers and other network equipment on your render pipeline in a straight-forward and complete view.

 

MobileView

Qube! MobileView enables users to monitor the render queue remotely and perform essential tasks such as retrying dropped frames.

 

QBLocker

Qube’s QBLocker is a desktop application for artists or students to easily add or subtract CPU cores to and from the render farm. Only one click to purge render jobs if the desktop is needed for creative work.

 

Integrated with your favorite apps

 

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Additional Features

  • Multi-threaded Supervisor
  • Event-driven queuing
  • Custom job types
  • Numeric priority
  • Host clustering priority
  • Priority-based preemption
  • Centralized worker configuration
  • Worker Locking
  • Global resources
  • Customizable UI application
  • Worker heartbeat
  • Offline host reacquisition
  • User-based permissions
  • Windows drive mapping
  • Dependency Graphs
  • Auto-Wrangling
  • Smart Clustering
  • Shotgun Software Integration
  • Host-Based Licensing
  • Pre & Post Flight Jobs
  • Windows, Mac OS, Linux

 

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