We are pleased to announce the general availability of the latest release of Thinkbox Deadline, v10.0.15. This release includes support for 3ds Max 2019 and Vue 2016, and includes improvements to features such as Spot Fleet with AWS Portal and Usage Based Licensing.
You can now use Thinkbox Deadline with the latest versions of 3ds Max and Vue, enabling you to take advantage of the latest functionality in those tools without compromising Deadline in your rendering pipeline.
When creating an Amazon EC2 Spot Fleet with AWS Portal, it is now possible to launch fleets across all Availability Zones (AZs) in the region that the Infrastructure is launched in. There is also a new option to add specific Groups and/or Pools to the instances.
Additionally, an improvement has been made to how 3rd Party Usage Based Licensing (UBL) is consumed. If a 3rd Party UBL Limit for a specific application is applied to a job, render time will only be consumed when that application requests a license. This prevents unintended consumption when a 3rd Party UBL Limit is accidentally applied to the wrong job.