Windows HPC Server 2008 R2: Getting Started

Updated: June 2012

Applies To: Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

This section provides information to help a cluster administrator get started setting up and using a Windows® HPC Server 2008 R2 cluster.

New to Windows HPC? Want the simplest path for setting up a small cluster? See DIY supercomputing: How to build a small Windows HPC cluster or watch the video.

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This section includes the following documents:

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Release notes

These topics contains important information about how to install Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 and the HPC Pack 2008 R2 service packs, and known issues with the releases.

Getting Started Guide for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

This guide provides basic conceptual information and general procedures for installing a high performance computing cluster using Windows HPC Server 2008 R2.

Job Submission in Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Quick Reference

Quick reference for common job submission and job management actions. Includes sample commands and HPC PowerShell cmdlets.

Additional resources