Microsoft HPC Pack


Updated: December 15, 2017

Applies To: HPC Pack 2016, 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 2016 Update 1.

The following resources provide information about evaluating and using HPC Pack 2016 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 with HPC Pack 2016

- Download HPC Pack 2016 Update 1
- What's new
- System requirements 
- Release notes
- Get started guide
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 in Azure with HPC Pack to run MPI applications
- Set up a hybrid HPC Pack cluster in Azure