Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 or version 3 of the Windows HPC Server product has RTMed in July.   The official launch event has been set for week of 9/20 in New York City.  I have listed the agenda and cool events below, and you can also use the URL:   www.weekonwallst.com .  

Tuesday, September 21st - Windows HPC Bootcamp

Microsoft Office: 1290 Ave of the Americas | Sixth Floor | New York, NY 10104

 

Join us for an exclusive session with the Microsoft Technical Computing Engineering team for a deep dive into Windows HPC Server 2008 R2.

 

Agenda

·         9:00 am: Welcome

·         9:30 am – 4:00 pm: Sessions and Hands on Training

·         Lunch will be served

·         4:00 pm: Cocktails

 

 

Topics to be covered include:·

·         New System Administration Features

·         SOA and HPC Services for Excel 2010

·         Diagnostics and Reporting in R2

·         Scheduler Features – What's New in R2

·         HPC in the Cloud

 

Register Now or by emailing Wallstreet@microsoft.com

 

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Thursday, September 23rd - Parallel Development

W New York Union Square, 201 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10001

 

Join Microsoft and NVIDIA at this exclusive event for hands-on training and sessions on the latest in parallel development on Windows.

 

Agenda

·         9:00 am: Welcome

·         9:30 am – 4:00 pm: Sessions and Hands on Training

·         Lunch will be served

·         4:00 pm: Cocktails

 

Topics to be covered include:

• Innovations in Parallel Development on Windows

• CUDA and GPGPU Development with Parallel Nsight and Visual Studio

• Hands on Training: Parallel Development

 

Register Now or by emailing Wallstreet@microsoft.com

 

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Friday, September 24th - Clustering for Excel

Microsoft Office: 1290 Ave of the Americas | Sixth Floor | New York, NY 10104

 

Excel is a critical tool for trading. As risk calculations and models become more complex, they require increasing amounts of time to execute.

 

Agenda

  • 9:00: Registration
  • 9:30 am – 4:00 pm: Sessions and Hands on Training
  • Lunch will be served

 

This instructor-led course provides the knowledge and skills for learning:

  • Basic concepts to execute Excel on a cluster using HPC Services for Excel 2010
  • Use cases and performance expectations.
  • Monte Carlo simulation demos
  • How to speed-up & parallelize Excel workbooks and spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010 and Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008 R2.

 

 

Register Now or by emailing Wallstreet@microsoft.com