Date: January 17th, 2008 – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. PST
High Performance Computing and You, a Walk on the FAST Side
High Performance Computing (HPC) has become a key element of many universities and even school systems initiatives. In this market currently dominated by the Linux and Unix systems, many organizations are beginning to look at Microsoft Compute Cluster as a viable option. The number of servers being devoted to technical computing and HPC is growing rapidly and many scientists and engineers are looking to take advantage of power of HPC on a familiar Windows based platform. Microsoft is looking to take HPC clusters to next level.
This session will tell you how to jump start your HPC initiatives leveraging Microsoft Compute Cluster and show you where Microsoft is making considerable investments that will benefit you and your institutions HPC endeavors. We will discuss design and implementation principals, basic technical aspects of Microsoft Compute Cluster Edition and where to go for more information.