The Windows HPC Team Blog

"Your guide to all things Windows HPC"

May, 2014

  • New Regions with High Performance Capabilities

    Following closely on the heels of two recent announcements about new high performance capabilities on Microsoft Azure ( HPC Team blog , Azure blog ), we are happy to announce that we are adding support for A8 and A9 compute intensive instances in 2 new...
  • Extending High Performance Capabilities for Microsoft Azure

    We are excited to announce the extension of A8 and A9 support in Azure to include virtual machine (IaaS) options for these sizes running either Windows Server or Linux operating systems. Compute-intensive workloads can take advantage of bringing their...
  • Microsoft acquires GreenButton

    Microsoft announced today that we have acquired GreenButton. We’ve been big fans of GreenButton’s Cloud Fabric service built on Microsoft Azure, and the end-to-end user experience they have built. I’m excited to welcome them to Azure...