Windows HPC (High Performance Cluster) Server is not an area I really know much about and is somewhat outside my more usual tips and tricks about Windows but I spotted these 2 updated documents and i thought you might be interested.

“This guide provides basic conceptual information and general procedures for installing a high performance computing cluster using Windows® HPC Server 2008. You can use this guide as a reference when you deploy and configure the head node in your HPC cluster, add compute nodes to the cluster, and verify that your cluster deployment has been successful”

This guide provides detailed information and step-by-step procedures for designing and installing a high performance computing cluster using Windows® HPC Server 2008. You can use this guide to first plan the deployment of your HPC cluster, and when you are ready to deploy you can follow the procedures to configure the head node, add compute nodes to the cluster, and verify that your cluster deployment has been successful.”

More info on Windows HPC Server at http://www.microsoft.com/hpc/en/us/default.aspx

Rob

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