The Windows HPC Team Blog

"Your guide to all things Windows HPC"

June, 2008

  • HPCv2RC1: Nodes imaged successfully, but show “Provisioning Failed”

    I just installed the brand new RC1 candidate on my head node. I provisioned all 23 nodes of my cluster at once, using the Default compute node template. While going through the “Create a node template” wizard in the To-Do list, I selected the option ...
  • Job Template White Paper is Now Available

    We've posted a white paper on how Job Templates can help you manage your cluster. You can check out the white paper here: https://windowshpc.net/Blogs/jobscheduler
  • Stochastic for Health and Property/Casualty

    Stochastic methods have been well integrated into the Life insurance segment of the industry. From my naive perspective HEalth and to a lesser degree P&C have been unable to benefit from these methods due to a lack of commercial software that exploits...
  • Too Much Marketing Hype?

    On May 28th I made my first SOA presentation at the Spring Health Conference. I was one of three vendor representatives on a panel covering the Actuaries High Performance Computing Challenge. I thought I gave a reasonable presentation, but after the...
  • Converting an iterative sequential application to data parallel using CMD scripts

    I have an application that is based on a sequential iterative call from a command script. It is a Monte Carlo simulation application is essentially easy to put in a data parallel format and deployed to run on CCS cluster easily. Desciption of the...