Houdini Virtual Workstations
STUDENTS and UNIVERSITIES - Instantly access one or many powerful artists workstations running Houdini's educational license. Available on a short or long term basis, these affordable workstations are configured with 48 or 96 GB of ram RAM and are equipped with Tesla P4 NVIDIA GRID GPUs, 8 and 16 CPU threads, 100GB HDD. Partnered with Teradici, we leverage PCoIP to ensure responsiveness. Houdini's educational license comes pre-installed with your machine(s).
Interested, but not a student or university? Get in touch at email@example.com.
Educational licenses only (for now)
Our 48 or 96 GB RAM machines are equipped with Tesla P4 NVIDIA GRID GPUs, 8 and 16 CPU threads, 100GB HDD. The chart below provides the (USD) pricing details for two configuration options. We charge for the machine time used to the machine-second.
Get Started in 2 Steps
NOTE: a $US1 minimum charge applies.
Create a GridMarkets Account
Already have a GridMarkets Student account - skip to step 2. Else, register here for a free account, which includes (20) free credits (1 credit = $1) that last for 14 days from account creation. Be sure to tick the "student" option on the "I am*" field of the signup form.
Note: Students also receive a 25% bonus on your rendering credit purchases (buy 4 and get 1 free).
Activate Your Virtual Machine
These steps will get you up/running on a powerful Houdini machine.
Download and install the Teradici PCoIP Client from HERE.
Login to GridMarkets portal and click on the Virtual Workstation tab.
Deploy your machine flavor by clicking on the Create New Workstation button.
After a few minutes the login credentials will be available. You can access them by clicking on the KEY icon that will appear on the right side.
Start the PCoIP client and create a new connection using the login credentials received in the portal.
Login and enjoy your new workstation in the Cloud!