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    HPC Pack 2008 R2 Express with Service Pack 4

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    HPC Pack 2008 R2 Express provides enterprise-class tools, performance, & scalability for a highly productive HPC environment
    • Details
      Version:

      3.04.4169

      File Name:

      HPCPack2008R2withSP4.zip

      Date Published:

      12/12/2012

      File Size:

      948.7 MB

        Note: HPC Pack 2008 R2 has been superceeded by HPC Pack 2012. The updated installer is available on the HPC Pack 2012 page.


        HPC Pack 2008 R2 Express delivers enterprise-class tools, performance, & scalability for a highly productive HPC environment, providing an integrated cluster environment featuring the HPC Job Scheduler, Message Passing Interface v2 (MPI2) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) interactive application support, cluster management & monitoring tools, the ability to distribute Excel calculations, and the ability to harness idle Windows 7 workstations.

        With the release of HPC Pack 2012, the HPC Pack 2008 R2 Enterprise version is now available for customers who are not able to run Windows Server 2012 on their head node. When running 'setup' you may select either the 'Express' or 'Enterprise' option without needing an additional license.
        You must still have a licensed version of the Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter or HPC Edition operating system to run it. The Windows Server 2008 R2 HPC Edition operating system is no longer available.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

        HPC Pack 2008 R2 supported Operating Systems
      • Head nodes: x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, or HPC Edition
      • Compute nodes: x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, or HPC Edition
      • Broker nodes: x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, or HPC Edition


      • Additional notes: CPU: x64 architecture computer, except for Workstation nodes which may run x86-based or x64-based processors
        RAM: 512 MB
        Multiprocessor support: HPC Pack 2008 R2 can address up to 64 cores on a single machine. Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 HPC Edition and Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Standard Edition support up to four processors per server. Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition supports up to eight processors per server, Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition supports up to 64 processors per server.
        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
        Failover Clustering: To enable failover clustering (aka High Availability or HA) head nodes or broker nodes you must use the WIndows Server 2008 R2 Entereprise edition operating system.
      • Download the Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2 '.zip' archive from the link in the 'Files in This Download' section. Extract the files to the root of your drive and run 'setup.exe' to start the HPC Pack installation wizard on a supported Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer.
        On the 'Select Installation Edition' screen, select the 'HPC Pack 2008 R2 Enterprise' option.

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