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  • Blog Post: Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Videos

    If you want to learn about what’s new in HPC Server 2008 R2 or want to see who’s behind the product, go to the HPC Show on Channel9 . Wen-ming just posted a larger number of new videos and screencasts. The product is currently in beta and scheduled for RTM sometime in 2010. New videos: Windows HPCS 2008R2...
  • Blog Post: Windows HPC Kit available Today

    Wenming has collected the most valuable Windows HPC Server 2008 technical resources in one place, http://ResourceKit.WindowsHPC.net . It is a great collection of technical documents, presentations and training for developer and IT Professionals. Everything you need to get started and beyond in one convenient...
  • Blog Post: Pixar Celebrates 20 Years of RenderMan at SIGGRAPH 2008

    From their press announcement today: "RenderMan Pro Server 14.0 introduces significant performance enhancements including accelerated ray-tracing, faster processing of large polygon datasets, optimized hair performance, faster AOV's, and enhanced threading scalability. New core features that facilitate...
  • Blog Post: Windows HPC Server 2008 Head Start

    Later this year Microsoft ships the second version of the Windows HPC Server SKU, Windows HPC Server 2008. This product is a real milestone product for Microsoft and – I certainly hope – for the industry as a whole. Tejas Karmarkar a HPC Solution Specialist at Microsoft : "Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Job Templates

    Over at windowshpc.net Barndawgie (?) has written a great post about scheduling jobs for a Windows HPC cluster via templates. So called Job templates are by no means something new, so why even bother to blog about it? Well, turns out the product group has received a lot of questions about how to use...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft HPC++ CompFin Lab

    What's that? At least a pretty cool offering! The HPC++ Labs in general are an incubation effort within the Microsoft HPC Server product team. Some of its goals are: Demonstrate end-to-end integrated HPC solutions using Windows HPC Server 2008 and Microsoft productivity and developer products Develop...
  • 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: Windows HPC Server 2008 CTP released

    Today the product group has released the HPC Server 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP). This is the next major milestone on our way to RTM. As always, the software is available via Microsoft Connect. If you are interested in the CTP build, please visit this page on Microsoft Connect. You'll have...
  • 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: Windows HPC Server - Introduction to Job Templates

    Job templates are defined by the admin and used by users when submitting jobs to an HPC cluster. Ming Xu, he's working in a lead position on the Job Scheduler in the HPC team here at Microsoft, has just published a document "Introducing Job Templates" on the HPC community portal www.windowshpc...
  • 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...
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