HPC - Technical Overview of Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

Overview of new features and capabilites in the Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 solution, including SP1, SP2, and SP3.
  • Version:

    February 2012

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    1.2 MB

      This white paper provides an overview of Windows® HPC Server 2008 R2, including a list of new features, an overview of the Microsoft® HPC solution (including hardware and software requirements), and an overview of key capabilities in the areas of deployment, system management, job scheduler, runtime for Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), message-passing interface (MPI) and networking, Microsoft Office Excel® 2010 support, and security.

      This paper includes updates for features that were added in Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, and Service Pack 3.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

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