The Windows HPC Team Blog

"Your guide to all things Windows HPC"

November, 2007

  • Building native Windows binaries from UNIX code

    Are you looking for a convenient and familiar way to port your UNIX code to Windows for use on the CCS platform? There are a few ways to do this. I have just uploaded a document that describes one of those methods using a shell script in conjunction with...
  • MSMPI v1 symbols are available!

    The symbols for MSMPI v1 RTM and SP1 are available on the Microsoft public symbols server @ http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols . You can access the symbols from the debugger (and other tools) using the symbols server symbols path e.g., srv...
  • Introduction

    We are pleased to introduce a new blog category to accomodate all questions, discussions and tips around Windows Server 2008 and Compute Cluster Server performance. This blog is owned by Xavier Pillons.
  • Hardware Configuration for Larger Clusters

    Hi, I’m Doug and I design & run production Windows Compute Cluster Server clusters for the HPC team at Microsoft. I often get asked “what hardware configuration should I choose for my cluster?” The stock answer is: “it depends.” WCCS will run just...
  • Windows HPC Server 2008 JumpStart for ITPro and Developer

    Consider registering for a 1 day Windows HPC Server 2008 immersion event. Designed to introduce new features and tools, attendees will obtain a JumpStart in their preparation for deployment and development of Windows HPC solutions. World-wide dates and...
  • This site is going live on November 15.

    Hello to everybody in the WindowsHPC community! We have finalized the first phase of development for this site and are going live on November 15 at 10:00 AM PST. Thank you for your continued support and interest in WindowsHPC. Michael...