At SC09 Microsoft Introduced Windows HPC Server 2008R2 Beta1. Channel 9 videos for Beta1 features videos are now live on the Channel 9 HPC Show. It covers Excel [Chris Crall], Scheduler features[Chris Crall], SOA[Ming Xu and Yiding], Performance[Eric Lantz], Diskless Nodes[Greg Teather], Diagnostics[Rae Wang], Monitoring Large Scale Systems[Cathy Palmer] and MPI Debugger[Daniel Moth]. I also included the introduction video by our HPC Group Program Manager Alex Sutton.
If you prefer reading, here’s a great overview of HPCS 2008R2 features.
|Introducing Windows HPC Server 2008R2 Beta1 (webcast)|
I would like to encourage you to try out the product.