Windows HPC Kit available Today

Wenming has collected the most valuable Windows HPC Server 2008 technical resources in one place, It is a great collection of technical documents, presentations and training for developer and IT Professionals. Everything you need to get started and beyond in one convenient place. All content is freely available for online and offline consumption. Should…


New Benefits for HPC Audiences on Innovate On

InnovateOn is a central resource to help you build, test, and market your solution based on Microsoft technologies. Hidden in the “My Benefits” section is a great resource for HPC interested parties. It is an eBook available in English and German. The book has been built in collaboration with Intel. It provides the interested reader…


Life – as an evangelist – is hard, isn’t it?

Always seeking new ways to reach out to your community; trying to grow it. Constant stream of cool new stuff coming your way. Great competitor products to compete against. Lots of travel to foreign places. Amazing teams to work with. Super exciting events to attend or even present at. And now a boy band? What…


Month of Parallelism

That is on MSDN Magazine. This month is full of great stuff about parallel programming on the Windows platform, the tools, the OS, problem solvers and much more. Discover the paradigm shift online today. Content: Paradigm Shift: Design Considerations For Parallel Programming Coding Tools: Improved Support For Parallelism In The Next Version Of Visual Studio…


Microsoft Solver Foundation CTP released

A Solver Foundation program is a declarative model embedded in familiar NETfx design patterns and development environments (Visual Studio 2008). The model is embeddable in any supported Solver Foundation context, from Excel 2007 to C#, F#, or any other CLS compliant programs. Microsoft Solver Foundation is a brand new framework and managed code runtime for…


SAP officially supports Hyper-V

Colleagues over at SAP have done an awesome job and provide a lot of information and guidance on how to take advantage of Virtualizing SAP on Windows with Hyper-V. You find details about SAP on Hyper-V on the SAP on Microsoft Windows webpage. Excellent technical information can be found in the Virtualizing SAP Applications on…


Windows HPC Server 2008 for Free

Well, almost. It might have gotten lost in the buzz around the official launch of our V2 product on Monday but you can download a free trial (180 day license of the full product) from Microsoft.


Microsoft Employee Transportation

Starting on October 6th the Microsoft Connector bus service will expand its number of lines. In the days of crude oil prices of $120 per barrel and more it is time to think about alternative ways of getting to work. While telecommuting is certainly a great way so save gas and protect the planet, it…


meet me in LA

Is the slogan for the Microsoft PDC2008. I’ll be there and I don’t need any special reason. The shear amount of topics and the relevance for my partners’ businesses is enough. How about you? Do you need another reason to ask your boss for a week in LA at one the the most important Microsoft…


Testdrive Windows HPC Server 2008

As part of the IBM Deep Computing initiative you can now test drive Windows HPC Server 2008 without download/install and all of that. IBM® Computing on Demand For only $99 you can test drive a “scalable 14-16 node environment” via the IBM website. Make sure you select Microsoft Windows as target OS environment and “Testdrive…