Microsoft HPC Pack 2012
Updated: November 27, 2013
Applies To: Microsoft HPC Pack 2012
The content in this technical library is intended for users who want to evaluate, set up, deploy, maintain, and submit jobs to a Windows HPC cluster that is created by using Microsoft® HPC Pack 2012. HPC Pack 2012 allows you to create and manage HPC clusters consisting of dedicated on-premises compute nodes, part-time servers, workstation computers, and on-demand resources that are deployed in Windows Azure.
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Service Pack 1 (SP1) for HPC Pack 2012 is now available on the Microsoft Download Center. Download updates for existing HPC Pack 2012 clusters, or an integrated installation package of HPC Pack 2012 with SP1 for new cluster installations. For information about new and updated features, see What's New in Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
For installation information and a list of known issues, see Release Notes for Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
The following table lists the documents within each section of this library:
This topic contains links and information about the available tools and the extensibility guides for HPC Pack.
HPC Pack 2012 includes HPC cluster management tools, a job scheduler, HPC Services for Excel, Microsoft Message Passing Interface (MS-MPI), the ability to join workstation nodes and unmanaged servers to the cluster, integration with Windows Azure to deploy compute resources in the cloud, and the client utilities.
You can use the following links to download the latest HPC Pack 2012 software:
Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 Service Pack 1 (includes update packages for HPC Pack 2012 clusters and an integrated installer for a new HPC Pack 2012 with SP1 cluster)
HPC Pack 2012 MS-MPI Redistributable Package with Service Pack 1
HPC Pack 2012 Client Utilities Redistributable Package with Service Pack 1
HPC Pack 2012 iSCSI Provider with Service Pack 1
HPC Pack 2012 Tool Pack with Service Pack 1