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    HPC Pack 2012 R2 upgrades HPC Pack 2012 with SP1 clusters and can be used for new Window HPC cluster installations. It provides improved reliability, support on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1, as well as an enhanced feature set for Windows Azure integration, job scheduling, and cluster management.
    • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
      Version:

      4.2.4400.0

      File Name:

      HPCPack2012R2-Full.zip

      HPCPack2012R2-Update-amd64.exe

      HPCPack2012R2-Update-i386.exe

      Date Published:

      1/14/2014

      File Size:

      680.2 MB

      431.7 MB

      233.1 MB

        HPC Pack 2012 R2 upgrades HPC Pack 2012 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) clusters and can be used for new Window HPC cluster installations. It provides improved reliability, support on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 for certain node roles, as well as an enhanced feature set for Windows Azure integration, job scheduling, and cluster management. For complete information on what's new in this release, refer to the documentation at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=389559. For important information that you should read prior to installing HPC Pack 2012 R2, see the Release Notes

        The following downloads are available:
        • HPCPack2012R2-Update-amd64.exe / HPCPack2012R2-Update-i386.exe : Download these updaters to upgrade your exisiting HPC Pack 2012 with SP1 head nodes, compute nodes, broker nodes, client computers, workstation nodes, and unmanaged server nodes. Please install the appropriate updater for the CPU architecture on computers that have already had HPC Pack 2012 SP1 components installed.
        • HPCPack2012R2-Full.zip : Download this .zip file to have a full installation package to set up an HPC Pack 2012 R2 cluster. It also contains the Web Components (REST interface and Web Portal) and KSP (soft card) installers necessary to use those features. If you install this package on an existing HPC Pack node, please uninstall existing HPC Pack 2012 components first.


    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

        The following system requirements apply to both a full installation of HPC Pack 2012 R2 and to upgrade an existing HPC Pack 2012 with SP1 cluster.

        HPC Pack 2012 R2 supported operating systems
      • Head nodes: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter
      • Compute nodes: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter, or x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, or HPC Edition
      • Broker nodes: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter
      • Workstation nodes: Windows 8.1 Pro or Enterprise, Windows 8 Pro or Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional or Enterprise
      • Unmanaged server nodes: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 Standard, Datacenter, or Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, or HPC Edition
      • Client computers: Windows 8.1 Pro or Enterprise, Windows 8 Pro or Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional or Enterprise, Windows Vista; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 Standard, Datacenter, or Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, or HPC Edition


      • Additional notes:
        CPU: x64 architecture computer, except for workstation nodes and client computers, which may run x86-based or x64-based processors
        RAM: 1 GB
        Multiprocessor support: HPC Pack 2012 R2 can address up to 64 cores on a single machine, if the operating system supports it.
        Minimum disk space for setup: 50 GB
        Network interface card: At least one network interface card (NIC) is required. Additional NICs may be required depending on the selected network topology.

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