Hyper-V – looking good…

I sit in a group made up of devs (and ex-devs) and infrastructure folks. While "my half" looks forward to new releases of the .NET Framework the other half seem to get all excited about stuff without an API – surely everything has an API!? They all seem especially happy at the moment as Hyper-V…

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Microsoft HPC Pack Beta 2 Released

Whoops – nearly forgot this one. We released Beta 2 of the HPC pack earlier this month. I am a fan of HPC – even if I have no dev skills in it 🙂 Head over to the connect site (and sign up if necessary) to gain access to the download.

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Windows HPC Server 2008 March CTP Available

Apologies for the delay – meant to blog about this (and lots of other stuff) much earlier in the month. We released a new Community Tech Preview of Windows HPC Server 2008 this month. The good news is that you can join the HPC beta today, download an ISO of an evaluation copy of Windows…

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Windows HPC Server meets video games

I have previously posted on High Performance Computing and what it may mean to ISVs. Currently two of my ISVs are getting very active with the beta of Windows HPC Server 2008 in the area of Financial Services which is exciting – but not nearly as exciting (IMVHO) as using HPC to address the needs…

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Windows Server 2008 Infrastructure Webcasts

We are not short of content these days – why not try one or two of our Windows Server 2008 technical webcasts nicely grouped together by my colleagues in Microsoft EMEA. Windows Server 2008 Event Page: http://www.microsoft.com/emea/spotlight/event.aspx?id=87 Links to Session Videos: Windows Server 2008 Deployment Overview – Michael Niehaus, Tim Mintner The 10 Most Important…

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Resources for Windows High Performance Computing

The following resources should help you get up to speed on Windows HPC Server 2008 and high performance computing in general – whether you prefer to read, listen, watch or travel. First up, two events in March. Events: London, March 27th 2008: In the UK we are delivering a one day Jumpstart on Windows HPC…

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UK Events – Architect Insight Conference and Windows HPC Server

Two UK events that may be of interest to ISVs. Architect Insight Conference 2008 – April The Architect Insight Conference 2008 registration site is now open. This is the third year of the conference and this year we move venue from Wales to England. I spoke at and attended the first two (and blogged through…

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Registration details for UK Launch of Visual Studio 2008, Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 now available

But places are going very fast! From our MSDN Flash (which amazingly some of you don’t get! Signup now) "We are registering IT Pros and Developers via separate URLs, so unless you want to end up in the wrong track, please use the appropriate registration link. Developers please register here. No point registering if you…

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Making Windows HPC Server 2008 feel more concrete

I thought a few pics from the technical overview document would make Windows HPC Server feel more real to folks brand new to this area. This post complements my introduction to Windows HPC Server 2008. A typical Windows HPC Server 2008 Network The Administration Console – start page The Administration Console – managing the nodes…

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