Rendering

Seamless burst and sustained rendering in the cloud, using tools artists already know

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Rendering Solutions Based on Your Needs
Scale to hundreds of thousands of cores on-demand, paying per-minute only for what you render on your most ambitious visual effects and graphics rendering projects. Avoid production bottlenecks during peak times by launching massive rendering jobs in parallel on Google’s infrastructure.
IAAS RENDERING:
Render on Google Infrastructure
Build a hybrid render pipeline enabling you to run burst rendering workloads on GCP. Leverage Google infrastructure to build out your cloud render farm: Compute Engine for custom VMs, multiple high performance storage options including Google Cloud Storage on Google's network, and IAM permission management. Google infrastructure helps secure your data by implementing security best practices for connecting your on-premises pipeline.
SAAS RENDERING:
Work In Your Own Environment with Zync Render
With Zync Render, you use your tools and work in your own environment. Zync plugins support Maya, Cinema4D, Houdini and Nuke out of the box, parses your local scene file and uploads your assets ahead of render time in the background. Furthermore, there’s no configuration or setup needed for storage, virtual machines or licenses. Completed frames automatically return to your output directory.
Hybrid Rendering for IaaS custom deployments
Run burst and sustained rendering jobs on Google Cloud Platform when your project needs it most. Learn how top studios have made Google’s infrastructure an extension of their own. With the hybrid model, your team is able to render content seamlessly in the cloud in conjunction with your existing environment.
Cloud Compute for Rendering
When you render using GCP, you’re able to build your own machines using our custom VMs (up to 64 core, 416 GB RAM) and attach fast local storage and GPUs. You’re charged per minute and pay for only what you consume, bringing massive parallel scalability and enabling you to turn around jobs in a fraction of the time. This allows you to keep artists working on the most critical shots.
GPU Rendering
Google Cloud Platform offers the latest GPUs from both Nvidia and AMD to allow you to speed up complex jobs by leveraging thousands of cores.
Cloud Storage for Rendering
Use Cloud Storage, a powerful, simple and cost effective object storage service to seamlessly integrate with your render pipeline. Deploy object-based storage or POSIX-compliant NFS file servers and connect to hundreds or thousands of render workers, allowing you to access results from anywhere in the world. Alternatively, you can implement one of our partner solutions, including Avere, ZFS, and Gluster.
High Quality Networking on Google’s Private Network
Directly access Google’s private global network via Cloud Interconnect, or peer directly with Google via one of over 100 PoP's worldwide that host and deliver your renders around the world with the ultra-low latency. Customers can also vary the scope of security by running content on separate networks within the same project.
Google-Grade Security For All of Your Rendering Projects

Render your sensitive content on Google Cloud Platform knowing that your data is protected with rigorous privacy and compliance standards that test for data safety, privacy, and security. Learn how to connect securely to GCP via our Securing Rendering Workloads document , which has been developed in conjunction with Hollywood studios. GCP’s infrastructure encrypts your data both in-transit and at rest.

For industry specific compliance guidelines, GCP has worked with a 3rd party auditor to map to the Motion Picture Association of America’s (MPAA) compliance standards for Cloud providers.

To secure uniform roles and permissions between on-premise and cloud, you can synchronize your facility's Directory Service (such as LDAP or Microsoft Active Directory) with Identity Access Management (IAM), and Google's SDK and APIs securely transfer data across your pipeline between Google Cloud resources, using the same authentication and authorization methods used across all Google products. When you render on GCP, your data is secured from the moment it enters the Google network with AES256 or AES128 encryption.

Luma Pictures more than doubled the size our previous largest rendering crunch for a large project. This was made possible with the highly scalable on-demand machine capacity Google Cloud Platform provided and allowed our artists increased productivity from blazingly fast turnaround times.

Michael Perdew, VFX Producer, Luma Pictures
Zync Cloud-Native Rendering

Designed for small to medium-sized studios, Zync Render allows artists to use the tools and renderers they already know with integrated licensing, billing, and full visibility into the rendering pipeline while offering over 30,000 cores per account billed on a per minute basis.

Google and Autodesk offer Autodesk® Maya® integration for ZYNC Render, a rendering solution that brings the full benefits of cloud rendering to individual artists and studios.

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