Windows HPC Server 2008 RC2

The 2nd release candidate is now available for beta community participants.   You can download the bits by registering as a beta participant at http://connect.microsoft.com.   See the “Windows HPC Server 2008 beta program”.A significant new feature with RC2 is the ability to schedule jobs using applications designed to offload processing to multi-core graphics cards.   A white-paper […]

The 2nd release candidate is now available for beta community participants.   You can download the bits by registering as a beta participant at http://connect.microsoft.com.   See the “Windows HPC Server 2008 beta program”.

A significant new feature with RC2 is the ability to schedule jobs using applications designed to offload processing to multi-core graphics cards.   A white-paper published within the beta program downloads section details this feature.   A typical command line to submit a graphics processor job uses the new HPC_ATTACHTOCONSOLE environment variable as follows:  “Job submit /env:HPC_ATTACHTOCONSOLE=TRUE mygpgpu.exe”

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