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  • Blog Post: HPC making swings in the Masters…

    This week kicked off the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia. While thousands of fans cheer for their favorite player, each professional golfer will pick up a club, swing, and hope for the best. What’s often overlooked in this story is the scientific precision that goes into making the clubs...
  • Blog Post: Windows HPC Server 2008 RTM's

    We’re DONE with HPC Server 2008! We shipped our first beta last November, then a series of CTPs, then a second Beta in May, then a couple release candidates, and now we are FINISHED. 600MB of technical specifications, 500K lines of code, 250 customer based design changes, and 3000 beta downloads. ...
  • Blog Post: Windows HPC Server 2008 Beta 2 is Here

    Whew! Friday at 2:18PM we signed off on Beta 2 of Windows HPC Server 2008. It’s a good thing too since the Redmond team is looking at the first sunny and hot Northwest weekend this year. Mother nature usually gives us these days on weekdays. It’s been a hard push since November when we shipped our last...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Cray Team up to Bring High Performance Computing Mainstream

    For the first time in the two companies history, Microsoft and Cray have teamed up to offer a powerful mix of what each company does best - - the Cray CX1! What is the CX1, you ask? It’s a compact supercomputer running Windows HPC Server 2008 , that’s what. It’s the most affordable supercomputer Cray...