The Microsoft HPC & Batch Team Blog

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

July, 2009

  • Dryad and DryadLINQ on HPC Server

    Microsoft Research has an interesting project called Dryad which is investigating programming models for distributed data-parallel problems. If you've heard some of the hype around map/reduce programming or the Hadoop framework, you might be familiar...
  • Windows HPC Server 2008 Technical Library - New Topics Published

    The following new topics were published to the Windows HPC Server 2008 Technical Library : · Windows HPC Server 2008 Service Pack 1 Release Notes ( http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee221139(WS.10).aspx ) · Security in Windows HPC...
  • New Mellanox WinOF InfiniBand WHQLed Drivers: Driver Installation

    Mellanox has released a new version of its WHQLed WinOF drivers. V2.0.5 build 4453 See: http://www.mellanox.com/content/pages.php?pg=products_dyn&product_family=32&menu_section=34 Click the download tab in the middle of the page and select...
  • Warning: Not all InfiniBand HCAs have a PSID

    If you read the documents posted by Mellanox about their new 2..0.5 build 4453 InfiniBand drivers you may have noticed the advice to update your firmware. If so, you will need to discover your PSID. This should be pretty straight forward, just install...