Windows HPC Server 2008 Design and Deployment Guide

Applies To: Windows HPC Server 2008

This guide provides conceptual information for planning the deployment of a high performance computing cluster using Windows® HPC Server 2008. It also provides step-by-step procedures for deploying the head node in your cluster, adding compute nodes, and for verifying that your deployment was successful.

The following information may also be useful when you are planning and deploying an HPC cluster:

Sections in this guide

This guide contains the following sections:

Checklist: Deploy an HPC Cluster (Overview)

Step 1: Prepare for Your Deployment

Step 2: Deploy the Head Node

Step 3: Configure the Head Node

Step 4: Add Compute Nodes to the Cluster

Step 5: Run Diagnostic Tests on the Cluster

Step 6: Run a Test Job on the Cluster

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