How to run Linpack on Windows Server 2008

I’ve just posted an How to guide explaining how to compute HPL input parameters and run linpack on Windows Server 2008. This guide is also applicable for Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003. The guide is available here and its Excel 2007 workbook companion here.  I hope these informations will be usefull for you and that you…

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HPC Server 2008 Beta 1 – How to extend the 30 days grace period

Dear community,   With Windows Server 2008 the product key management has changed over Windows Server 2003 and the default grace period to do the activation is 30 days. This is too few for an full evaluation of a cluster, but this period can be reset up to 3 times extending the overall evaluation period…

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License aware job application filter

When many HPC applications have to be used on a cluster, most of the time they are using the well know FlexLM license manager to provide floating licenses. The CCS Job scheduler doesn’t do, by default, a license aware scheduling, but by extending it with a Job Activation Filter this feature can be achieved. This…

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