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Windows HPC Server 2008 R2: Deploying a Cluster

Updated: May 22, 2013

Applies To: Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

This section contains information to help a cluster administrator deploy a Windows® HPC Server 2008 R2 cluster.

noteNote
Before you deploy an HPC cluster, read the latest release notes in Windows HPC Server 2008 R2: Getting Started.

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Title Description

Deployment Roadmap for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

This topic provides a high level roadmap to deploy Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 using several common configurations, with links to detailed deployment guidance.

Design and Deployment Guide for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

This guide provides conceptual information to plan the deployment of a high performance computing cluster using Windows HPC Server 2008 R2, as well as step-by-step procedures to carry out the deployment.

Upgrade and Reinstallation of Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

This section contains information about upgrading to Windows HPC Server 2008 R2, and reinstalling HPC Pack 2008 R2 on the head node of your cluster.

On-Premises Deployment Options for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

This section contains information about additional options for deploying your on-premises Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 cluster, including adding workstation nodes.

Configuring Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 for High Availability

This section contains information about configuring your Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 cluster for high availability of the head node and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) broker nodes.

Burst to Windows Azure with Microsoft HPC Pack

This section contains information about extending (“bursting”) your Windows HPC cluster to include Windows Azure nodes.