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Welcome to my blog! If you are looking for IT tutorials, tips or tricks, you are right here. You'll mainly find articles about Microsoft products and technologies - operating systems, servers, virtualization, networks, management, and cloud. Sometimes I add some other interesting things.

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How to create MPI tasks

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 [...]

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Creating Microsoft HPC computing cluster

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 [...]

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How to add drivers to installation image

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 [...]

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How to create UEFI bootable flash drive

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 image [...]

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Windows 8

Within the membership in MSDN AA (DreamSpark Premium) and Technet I could from August 15 install legitimate Windows 8. So I also made and Windows 8 Enterprise x64 is my sole and therefore the primary OS on a laptop. During the transition, I chose a clean install. Installation took just a little while (estimated 15 minutes), because I [...]

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