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Microsoft HPC Pack

 

Updated: July 29, 2016

Applies To: Microsoft HPC Pack 2008, Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2

Microsoft® HPC Pack, formerly a part of the Windows HPC Server suite, is a free high performance computing (HPC) solution built on Microsoft Azure and Windows Server technologies. HPC Pack combines a comprehensive set of deployment, administration, job scheduling, and monitoring tools for your Windows and Linux HPC cluster environment, and a flexible platform for developing and running HPC applications.
The latest version of HPC Pack is HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 3.

The following resources provide information about evaluating and using HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 3 and earlier versions of HPC Pack or Windows HPC Server.

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To learn more about the Microsoft solutions and technologies for HPC, see High performance computing scenarios.

Get started

- Download HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 3
- What's new in HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 3
- System requirements
- Release notes for HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 3
- Getting started guide
- HPC Pack 2012 R2 and HPC Pack 2012 documentation library
HPC Pack and Azure

- Options to deploy HPC Pack clusters in Azure
- Set up Linux compute nodes in an HPC Pack cluster in Azure
- Set up an HPC Pack cluster in Azure to run Excel and SOA workloads
- Set up a Windows RDMA cluster with HPC Pack and A8 and A9 instances to run MPI applications
- Set up a hybrid HPC Pack cluster in Azure
- Burst to Azure with HPC Pack
Recent HPC Pack hotfixes

- KB3029230: HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 1 Fix for SOA and Job Scheduling Issues
- KB3052195: HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 1 Fix for SOA, Job Scheduling and HpcPack.exe Issues
- KB3058735: HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 1 Fix for Task Dependency and Scheduling Pool Issues
- KB3073719: HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 1 Fix for Lend/Borrow Scheduling Issue
Related resources

- Microsoft HPC and Batch team blog
- Big Compute in Azure: Technical resources for batch and high performance computing (HPC)
- Microsoft high performance computing for developers
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