High-end Windows Server 2008 launch on tap

Posted by sumeethevans on September 11 2008, 2:59 AM. Posted in HPC.

Launch-happy Microsoft is set to roll out yet another enterprise product this month: Windows HPC 2008 Server.

The official date for the rollout is September 22. The venue: The 2008 “High Performance on Wall Street” conference in New York.

HPC stands for high-performance computing. HPC 2008 Server is the successor to Microsoft’s Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003. Among the product’s features Microsoft has been touting for the past year: new high-speed networking, scalable cluster management tools, advanced failover capabilities, a service oriented architecture (SOA) job scheduler, and support for partners’ clustered file systems.

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