The Microsoft HPC & Batch Team Blog

The blog for the Big Compute team in Microsoft Azure, working on HPC & Batch services and technologies

November, 2008

  • 7 Minute Job Scheduling Thrill-Ride

    Shahrokh was nice enough to film and post a video of me walking through the HPC Job Scheduler and some of its new features at SuperComputing 2008. You can check out the video up on YouTube . In the video I cover many of the different scheduler interfaces...
  • MSMPI tracing and Parallel Dijkstra

    MSMPI Tracing Windows HPC Server 2008 (formerly known as Computer Cluster Server v2) includes all new MPI tracing featuring Windows ETW tracing. The new MPI tracing is always available and with a flick of a switch you can turn tracing on or off without...
  • Creating Submission and Activation Filters

    There were a lot of questions about how to use Activation and Submission Filters to help customize queue managmeent and do things like license-aware scheduling. That, on top of some changes made in a QFE , led us to do an updated doc on using filters...
  • Matlab Users among Actuaries?

    We recently had the chance to speak with some modelers using Matlab to run some analysis for their Enterprise Risk Management program. They were surprised to find out that Matlab was supported on the Windows Compute Cluster Server. Is anybody else out...