Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK Now Available!

Easily Develop Distributed Parallel Computing Solutions for Windows Azure. A new optional extension of the Windows Azure SDK, the Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK enables developers to create a new class of Windows Azure solutions.   The SDK includes a job scheduling service along with support for popular distributed parallel computing runtimes traditionally associated with High…

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LINQ to HPC Beta2 Now Available

Note the recent release of Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 with a list of new features.   A corresponding new distributed runtime for “big data” parallel computing is concurrently released in beta form.   The “new” runtime is named “LINQ to HPC” and is an evolution of the popular Language Integrated Query technology in…

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Updated GAMESS for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

We recently completed a collaboration with the Quantum Theory Group at Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, to update and tune the GAMESS application for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2.   Obtain the source code here and learn more about chemistry codes on Windows HPC here.

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Put a VM on Azure

Just expanding the reach of Giovanni’s excellent walk-thru on this topic, click here…

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Use Windows Azure for HPC Workloads

Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (released in December, 2010) includes new functionality for “burst-mode” integration with Windows Azure worker-role compute nodes.   The integrated solution, in it’s current form, is intended primarily for parametric-sweep batch-mode distributed computing.   The Service-Oriented-Architecture (SOA) application model is also supported. There are both Admin and User HPC Server…

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