Wednesday, March 16, 2011

WINDOWS SERVER 2008 R2 HPC RESOURCES

Here are a bunch of links that you can use to learn more about Microsoft HPC server.

What is HPC Server 2008 R2 ? -

A set of Windows machines working as an HPC system to give users massive computing power.

 

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Some of the nodes can be on-premise, like computer node or using Windows 7 computers as workstation nodes and yes you can use Azure as well.

Link to resources and whitepapers:

Microsoft Windows HPC

What's new in HPC Server 2008 R2

Technical documentation, IT resources:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/hpc/default.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc514029.aspx

http://resourcekit.windowshpc.net/

Blogs and forums:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowshpc/

http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/windowshpc

http://blog.mir.net

HPCS PowerShell, e-book:

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=184183

http://powershell.com/Mastering-PowerShell.pdf

General DOS and PowerShell scripting:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc498722.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff943787.aspx

HPC-specific scripting:

HPC

HPCS API

Server 28 R2

Whitepapers:

Design and Deployment Guide for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

HPC Server 2008 R2: Step-by-Step

Security in HPC Server 2008 R2

FAQ on HPC Pack editions & licensing

Design and Deployment Guide for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

Networking and firewall configuration

Guide to Diagnostics Extensibility in HPC Server 2008 R2

Guide to Reporting Extensibility in HPC Server 2008 R2

Submission / activation filters:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff919469.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd346636.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd346637.aspx