Category Archives: HPC Server

HPC Server

System Center 2012 SP1 Beta with support for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 operating system and support for SQL Server 2012 is now available for download.With System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 and the next version of Windows Intune, Microsoft is taking the first step in delivering interoperability between these products through Configuration […]

Linux Integration Services Version v3.3 for Hyper-V is a set of drivers that enable synthetic device support in supported Linux virtual machines under Hyper-V. "When installed in a supported Linux virtual machine running on Hyper-V, the Linux Integration Components provide."Driver support: Linux Integration Services supports the network controller and the IDE and SCSI storage controllers […]

Amazon customers can now run their Microsoft Windows Server applications within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) "Free Usage Tier," a program designed to help new AWS customers get started in the cloud, Amazon announced."The AWS Free Usage Tier addition joins a number of recent AWS service extensions to support Windows customers, including Microsoft Windows Server […]

At the SQL PASS Summit on October 12, Microsoft's Ted Kummert, CVP, Business Platform Division, confirmed that the codenamed SQL Server "Denali" will be officially named SQL Server 2012 when it ships in the first part of 2012.Kummert described how SQL Server 2012, formerly code-named "Denali," addresses the growing challenges of data and device proliferation […]

Microsoft for Python developers released a free, open-source add-on to its Visual Studio suite dubbed "Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS)".PTVS, available under the Apache 2.0 license, and available for download from Microsoft's CodePlex site came out of the Technical Computing Group unit at Microsoft and supports "CPython, IronPython, Jython and PyPy."Key PTVS features include:Support […]

The Beta 2 development milestone of LINQ to HPC R2 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is now available for download and testing to early adopters, announced Microsft."LINQ to HPC enables a new class of data intensive applications for Windows HPC Server by providing a sophisticated distributed runtime and associated programming model for large scale, unstructured data […]

On July 7th, 2011, Microsoft published a free document entitled "Introducing Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 SP2" available through the Microsoft Download Center.The free whitepaper is sponsored by the software giant and authored by David Chappell, Principal of DavidChappell & Associates, and is designed to provide insight into Windows HPC Server for those customers running […]