The Microsoft HPC & Batch Team Blog

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

May, 2011

  • Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 for Windows Server 2008 R2 available for public download

    Hey HPC admins, since some of you are using iSCSI in your clusters here is some information that you may find interesting. It is copied from Jose Baretto's blog . Introduction For the last few years, I’ve been blogging about the Microsoft...
  • 'Dryad' becomes 'LINQ to HPC' !

    A few weeks ago we announced the beta release of Dryad , a capability for big data running on Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2-based clusters with Service Pack 2. There's now a white paper by David Chappell that explains the...
  • Dryad Beta Program Update

    We’re happy to announce that as part of the beta for Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2 SP2 we’re shipping a beta of the project code-named “Dryad.” Dryad is Microsoft’s solution for “Big Data”. What’s Big Data...
  • HPC Pack 2008 R2 SP2 Beta Program

    HPC Pack 2008 R2 SP 2 Beta is a pre-release version of the upcoming service pack which will include a number of new features such as: Ability to use Virtual Machines in Azure Ability to run MPI-based applications in Azure Linq to HPC (formerly...