Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2 and HPC Pack 2012
Updated: March 12, 2014
Applies To: Microsoft HPC Pack 2012, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2
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 R2 or HPC Pack 2012. HPC Pack 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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HPC Pack 2012 R2 is a free download available on the Microsoft Download Center. Download upgrade packages for existing HPC Pack 2012 with SP1 clusters, or an integrated installation package for new cluster installations. For information about new and updated features, see What's New in Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2.
For installation information and a list of known issues, see Release Notes for Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2.
The following table lists the documents within each section of this library:
HPC Pack 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 software:
Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2 (includes upgrade packages for HPC Pack 2012 with SP1 clusters and an integrated installer for a new cluster)
HPC Pack 2012 R2 MS-MPI Redistributable Package
HPC Pack 2012 R2 Client Utilities Redistributable Package
HPC Pack 2012 R2 iSCSI Provider
HPC Pack 2012 and HPC Pack 2012 R2 Tool Pack