Dryad Beta Now Available

Dryad, the distributed data computation framework originally developed by MSR, has now been integrated with HPC Server. You can now use the LINQ programming model in C# to develop applications that scale out across a cluster and handle large amounts of distributed data. Beta bits, documentation, and samples are now available on the Connect site….

AppFabric Caching and HPC

I recently published a white paper about how to integrate Windows Server AppFabric Caching with Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 to provide an in-memory cache capable of supporting the data demands of many distributed applications. The  paper walks through the setup and configuration of an AppFabric Caching subsystem, the development of an application leveraging HPC’s Service Oriented…