Windows HPC Server 2008 RTM'd

Microsoft is now finished 600MB of technical specifications, 500K lines of code, 250 customer based design changes, and 3000 beta downloads. 2 years and 3 months ago we shipped Compute Cluster Server 2003 (yes, a strange name for a product that shipped in 2006). The Redmond company has now announced release to manufacturing version of  Windows HPC Server 2008. First, […]

Microsoft is now finished 600MB of technical specifications, 500K lines of code, 250 customer based design changes, and 3000 beta downloads. 2 years and 3 months ago we shipped Compute Cluster Server 2003 (yes, a strange name for a product that shipped in 2006). The Redmond company has now announced release to manufacturing version of  Windows HPC Server 2008. First, we have a better name. The Clunk-Clunk of Compute Cluster’s cacophony was confusing. The “HPC” means we’re ready for the most demanding HPC workloads. For example, on the last Top 500 list we were number TWENTY-THREE, jumping 93 positions from our previous listing of #116.

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