Options with HPC Pack to create and manage a cluster for Windows HPC workloads in Azure
Create and manage a cloud-based high-performance computing (HPC) cluster by taking advantage of Microsoft HPC Pack and Azure compute and infrastructure services. HPC Pack, available for free download, is built on Microsoft Azure and Windows Server technologies and supports a wide range of HPC workloads.
Get the latest HPC Pack 2016 Update 1 downloads.
For more HPC options in Azure, see Technical resources for batch and high-performance computing.
This article focuses on Azure options to create HPC Pack clusters to run Windows workloads. There are also options for creating HPC Pack clusters to run Linux HPC workloads.
HPC Pack cluster in Azure VMs and VM scale sets
Azure Resource Manager templates
- (GitHub) HPC Pack 2016 Update 1 cluster templates
- (GitHub) HPC Pack 2012 R2 cluster templates
- (Quickstart) Create an HPC Pack 2012 R2 cluster
- (Quickstart) Create an HPC Pack 2012 R2 cluster with custom compute node image
Azure VM images
Browse HPC Pack images in the Azure Marketplace if you want to build your own HPC Pack cluster in Azure.
- Tutorial: Deploy an HPC Pack 2016 cluster in Azure
- Manage an HPC Pack 2016 cluster in Azure with Azure Active Directory
HPC Pack 2012 R2 cluster deployment in the classic deployment model
- Create an HPC cluster with the HPC Pack IaaS deployment script
- Tutorial: Get started with an HPC Pack cluster in Azure to run Excel and SOA workloads
- Manage compute nodes in an HPC Pack cluster in Azure
- Grow and shrink Azure compute resources in an HPC Pack cluster
- Set up a Windows RDMA cluster with HPC Pack to run MPI applications
Burst to Azure from HPC Pack 2012 R2
- Burst to Azure Worker Instances with Microsoft HPC Pack
- Burst to Azure Batch with HPC Pack
- Tutorial: Set up a hybrid cluster with HPC Pack in Azure