The Microsoft HPC & Azure Batch Team Blog

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

September, 2012

  • Congrats to our Visual Studio buddies!

    Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 have launched. The live keynote videos are over, but will be available for on-demand viewing tomorrow on You can read about Visual Studio Express 2012 over on the VS team...
  • Announcing the HPC Pack 2012 Beta Program

    I am pleased to announce the start of the HPC Pack 2012 Beta Program! The 4th major version of our HPC software line following the Compute Cluster Pack, HPC Pack 2008, and HPC Pack 2008 R2 releases, the HPC Pack 2012 release brings a batch of new functionality...