Houdini Engine 2, Masterclass with the Thin Client

Senior Software Developer for Side Effects Software, Pavlo Penenko shows how Houdini engine 2’s remote procedure call (RPC) can alleviate some of the dependancy problems and extending its reach in a pipeline environment.

This masterclass describes a new RPC feature introduced in Houdini Engine 2.0, called Thin Client.

The RPC is a new feature with the HE2, called the Thin Client. It can extend the reach of the Engine, by moving simulations to a separate server process. You can use multiple concurrent Houdini simulations and distribute the calculations on the network, and integrate HE2 with hosts on a wide variety of platforms.