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In today’s article in a series of HPC I will focus on starting and managing computational tasks on Microsoft HPC cluster using HPC Job Manager. Article takes the form of straightforward instructions. Tasks that should run parallel to the computing nodes, should be run with the association on computing nodes – not cores. [...]Lukas Beran
In the last article I published a guidance how to create computing cluster based on Microsoft HPC. In today’s article I will show you how to create MPI tasks, which can run on this cluster. MPI specification In computing clusters is used Message Passing Interface (MPI) specification which implements the same name protocol for [...]Lukas Beran
On the internet, there is no much information about Microsoft HPC cluster creation and configuration. Therefore, in the following article, I will describe the basic setup how to create Microsoft HPC computing cluster. The following guidance is based on the Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2 with Windows Server 2008 R2 HPC Edition as the head [...]Lukas Beran
Adding drivers to an installation media of the operating system can be useful, if we need drivers available during the installation process or immediately after installing the operating system. At the beginning it is necessary to mention that in the installation image, we should add only those drivers we really need to install the system [...]Lukas Beran
New computers are supplied exclusively with UEFI. In the following article, I will describe how to create a UEFI bootable flash drive to install the operating system. The described procedure applies to both Windows 7 and Windows 8 (and newer) devices. For installation you will need at least 4 GB flash drive and 64bit installation [...]Lukas Beran