HPC Server 2008 R2 now comes with several major upgrades from the previous version. One of those upgrades includes the ability for developers to write HPC applications that can be deployed on workstations, extended to intranet servers, and then put into the cloud. HPC Server 2008 R2 will also scale better and the Heat Map will be able to display the status of 1,000 nodes without paging or scrolling.
Several new features included with the release of Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Suite
Intelligent N+X Redundancy, Placement Affinities, & Future Proofing in the Virtualized Data Center
Virtualization brought about the ability to simplify business continuity management in IT. Workload portability and data replication capabilities mean that physical infrastructure failures no longer need impact application services, and they can rapidly be recovered even in the event of complete site failure.
However, Enterprises and Service Providers face new challenges ensuring they have enough compute …