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  • Blog Post: New HPC Performance Tuning Paper Available

    Aleksey Savateyev, one of the Microsoft HPC architects in the platform evangelism team, just released a new white paper on performance tuning for applications on CCS 2003. You can find this and many other valuable resources on the Microsoft HPC community portal . Go to windowshpc.net to find out more...
  • Blog Post: More Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 for Free

    Thank you all for the email and for registering on the Windows HPC Community Portal. And yes, I have received more copies of CCS 2003 SP1 that I will give away for free. As with the previous set of freebies, please go to http://windowshpc.net and sign up as a member. Once you have signed up, send me...
  • Blog Post: HPC Event in Washington, DC

    Microsoft is hosting a one day HPC event in Washington, DC. The event is scheduled for March 19th and is targeting mainly technical decision makers. The event is on invitation only. I just pulled the latest numbers for the event and it turns out that we still have a few more seats left. Sign up or find...
  • Blog Post: Try Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 for Free

    --- Please see update below --- You have checked out our community portal for HPC, www.windowshpc.net , and have downloaded a few of the samples, maybe the LINPACK code and now what? Where the heck do I get the bits to try CCS? There are a few option for you. Read 'till the end! You can go to Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Resources for HPC development – not only on Windows

    Phil put together a collection of resources relevant for HPC development. I hope you find these resources useful in your discovery of high performance computing on Windows . Windows HPC news and content links: Phil's developer blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/philpenn/                            Giovanni...
  • Blog Post: Inexpensive Quad Core and Software

    You are looking for very affordable hardware to build a (perhaps virtual) HPC cluster? You are looking for a test version of Windows Compute Cluster Server? Here's one way to get both. Last week Microsoft ran an internal event for technical professionals at Microsoft. It is the internal TechEd event...
  • Blog Post: Running LINPACK on Windows Compute Cluster Server

    Hot off the press: One of our HPC gurus, Xavier Pillons from Microsoft France, just posted a How-to document, source code and an Excel spreadsheet to the windowshpc.net Windows High Performance Computing Portal. From his blog post : "I've just posted an How to guide explaining how to compute HPL...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft China HPC Team blogging

    Blogging again I should say. Welcome back HPC China Team to the windowshpc.net community portal! Here's the link to their blog. "We’ll be posting to this blog every few weeks or so to let you know more about what we are doing with HPC in China and Asia." Alex Sutton—司徒安 Group Manager...
  • Blog Post: PGI CDK Cluster Development Kit for Windows CCS

    The Portland group just released a CDK for Windows Compute Cluster Server (CCS). From sys-con : "Until now, the PGI CDK has been available only for Linux-based clusters based on 32-bit and 64-bit microprocessors from AMD and Intel. The Portland Group extends to these same platforms support for the...
  • Blog Post: Windows HPC Resources

    If you are interested in HPC on the Windows platform or want to get started, here are some useful resources for you: General Microsoft HPC landing page, www.microsoft.com/hpc Technical community portal, www.windowshpc.net Worldwide one day awareness events, www.hpcpal.com Developers MSDN, msdn.microsoft...
  • Blog Post: HPC Info Day in NY City

    Microsoft is executing a series of worldwide one day events for HPC interested audiences. We kick of the series of so called HPC Jumpstart events in about a week from now in New York City. You can find out more about the event on the registration website . The Jumpstarts target the developer and IT Professional...
  • Blog Post: 64-bit Content on HPC Portal

    So, I've finished uploading the missing 3 64-bit Insider newsletter onto the windowshpc.net portal. All 15 newsletters are now available via this link.
  • Blog Post: 64-Bit Insider Newsletter

    Oh no, 64-bit again. Please, leave me alone. ... Can't do that. While the Microsoft evangelism team does not evangelize 64-bit directly anymore (there's no program or alike), we ( and I in particular ) continue to receive a lot of questions on 64-bit development. Mainly due to the fact that our HPC solutions...
  • Blog Post: HPC Evangelism at Microsoft

    A coworker of mine, Thomas Lewis, just posted a blog with tips to become a technical evangelist at Microsoft. If you feel like that might be something for you and you are also up to speed on HPC or high performance computing on Windows or non-Windows platforms, I have some good real good news for you...
  • Blog Post: New HPC Show on Channel 9

    Channel 9 now has its own developer show for high performance computing. Phil on my team has so much information and goodies to share that it is worth a new show. See for yourself at The_HPC_Show . In case you have not yet subscribed to his blog, here's the link Windows HPC Server 2008 .
  • Blog Post: Screencast on Windows HPC Server 2008

    My teammate Giovanni just posted a screencast highlighting the key new features of Windows HPC Server 2008 aka. CCS V2. Also, check out his blog post .
  • Blog Post: Windows HPC Ecosystem

    What's a platform worth without an ecosystem? Microsoft is working very closely with industry partners to port HPC solutions over to also support the Windows HPC platform. Recently four major players announced their support for Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 : Altair Engineering Inc., ANSYS Inc...
  • Blog Post: HPC Webcast for business decision maker in the financial sector

    Under the title "Investment Analytics: Take Back Your Weekends" Dr. Mark Horvath, Director, Worldwide Financial Services Industry, Microsoft Corporation, provides technical expertise on strategy and solutions delivery in the securities industry. During the live event some Microsoft partners discuss how...
  • Blog Post: Compute Cluster Server 2003 Case Studies

    If you ask yourself as a company why Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 (CCS) might be good for you, check out existing success stories on the Microsoft case studies website . Go to the website and select "Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003" in the products menu or click this link...
  • Blog Post: Debugging MPI on Windows

    This week our team hosts an event for Microsoft partners working on HPC migration projects. Developing requires debugging. The Microsoft toolset, namely Visual Studio, supports remote debugging of MS-MPI based applications. Christian is helping out in the lab and started a 2 part blog post about How...
  • Blog Post: Dual Boot CCS and Linux

    Hot off the (virtual) press: "Windows ® Compute Cluster Server 2003 and Linux." Many partners, especially in academia, have asked about and experimented with getting a system to dual boot a Linux distro and Windows Compute Cluster Server (CCS). Microsoft has published a whitepaper describing the installation...
  • Blog Post: HPC clusters starting to run Windows, not Linux

    "Microsoft Windows is emerging as an acceptable operating system for high-performance computing (HPC) clusters in place of Linux, lowering the bar for entry into that space, according to some analysts and major vendors". Read the whole story on TechTarget . More about High Performance Computing on Windows...
  • Blog Post: HPC Video Interview on Microsoft and OpenSource

    Over at the Search and High Performance Computing blog the folks blog about an interview with our very own Ryan Waite, Group Program Manager for High-Performance Computing at Microsoft. How Software is Built is conducting the interview. GO check it out at the source . It is a must if you are interested...
  • Blog Post: CCS back on the Top500 list of Supercomputers

    From a Microsoft press release : Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 served as the underlying operating system for a new HPC cluster at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, which is a part of one of the largest financial services institutions in Japan. Its expanding derivatives business will leverage a Windows...
  • Blog Post: CCS Partner Momentum

    Microsoft is the main sponsor at this year's ISC in Dresden. Many Microsoft partners show their support . In his keynote address today Microsoft fellow Burton Smith talked about new approaches to software development where everyday computer programs must be able to execute in parallel on multiple microprocessor...
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