Get Started Guide for HPC Pack 2016 Hybrid

This guide provides basic conceptual information and general procedures for installing a high-performance computing (HPC) cluster by using Microsoft® HPC Pack 2016. With HPC Pack, you can create and manage HPC clusters consisting of dedicated on-premises compute nodes, part-time servers, workstation computers, and on-demand compute resources that are deployed in Microsoft Azure.

The steps in this guide will help you to extend your on-premises HPC Pack cluster into Azure using the latest version of HPC Pack 2016: HPC Pack 2016 Update 2.

  • To learn about late-breaking issues and other important information about HPC Pack 2016 Update 2, review the release notes.

Checklist: Deploy an HPC cluster

The following articles describes the steps of designing and deploying an Hybrid HPC Pack cluster.

Task Description
Burst to Azure IaaS VM Instruction to deploy azure ARM based IaaS VM from on-premises HPC Pack Cluster
Burst to Azure PaaS worker role nodes A tutorial on set up a hybrid HPC Pack Cluster with Azure Windows PaaS nodes
Burst to Azure Batch Pool A tutorial to extend your existing HCP Pack Cluster to include Azure Batch pools as compute resource

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