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| Audience Profile |
Candidates should have three to four years of experience using Windows HPC Server 2008 or two to three years of experience using Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 and are experienced using a scripting shell such as Windows PowerShell 2.0. Candidates for this exam are IT professionals whose main area of responsibility is managing or deploying HPC or compute clusters. These IT professionals might have the following job roles:
• IT specialists who work in environments in which Windows HPC Server 2008 is part of an overall solution
• IT professionals who manage systems that run Windows HPC Server 2008
• IT professionals who work with third-party applications that are built to run on Windows HPC Server 2008
| Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam 70-690: TS: Windows HPC Server 2008, Configuring and Managing, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s): |
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows HPC Server 2008, Configuration
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