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    Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK (1.6, November 2011)

    Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK (November 2011)
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      1.6, 3.03.3950

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        The current version of the Windows Azure HPC Scheduler, that works with the current release of the Windows Azure SDK, is available at

        The Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK, and is supplements, include modules and features that developers can use to create Windows Azure deployments that support compute-intensive, parallel applications that can scale when offered more compute power. The Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK enables developers to define a Windows Azure deployment that includes built-in job scheduling and resource management, runtime support for MPI, SOA, web-based job submission interfaces, and persistent state management of job queue and resource configuration.

        The Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK works with the Windows Azure SDK v1.6 / November 2011.
        The Development Kit consists of several components:
        • Required: The Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK
          • Files: WindowsAzureHPCSchedulerSDK_x64.exe, WindowsAzureHPCSchedulerSDK_x86.exe
        • Optional: The main Sample Code package provides a sample service that shows how several different scenarios can work for your application.
          • Files:

        For complete details on the SDK, visit the Windows Azure HPC Scheduler page on MSDN:
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

        Minimum Hardware Required: At least one industry standard personal computer (either 32-bit or 64-bit) with at least 128MB RAM.
      • 1) Ensure that you have the Windows Azure SDK 1.6 / November 2011 (and tools for visual studio) installed
        2) Download the appropriate SDK installer(s) on to your workstation based on processor architecture, run it, and the installer will walk you through the setup process.
        3) If you are developing applications that interact with the job scheduler you may also need to install the HPC Pack 2008 R2 Client utilities.
        4) (optional) Download any of the supplements / sample code archives and extract the contents of the zip file to your hard drive.
        5) (optional) If you are developing MPI applications you will also need to install the HPC Pack 2008 R2 MS-MPI redistributable.

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