'Dryad' becomes 'LINQ to HPC' !

A few weeks ago we announced the beta release of Dryad, a capability for big data running on Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2-based clusters with Service Pack 2. There’s now a white paper by David Chappell that explains the newly-named LINQ to HPC in some detail:  Introducing LINQ to…

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Dryad Beta Program Update

  We’re happy to announce that as part of the beta for Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2 SP2 we’re shipping a beta of the project code-named “Dryad.” Dryad is Microsoft’s solution for “Big Data”. What’s Big Data? Today’s environment is full of ever growing mountains of data. From web logs and social networking feeds to…

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Dryad Beta Program Starting

The HPC team is starting up a new beta program right now, read on for a description and sign-up instructions. Dryad, DSC, and DryadLINQ are a set of technologies that support data-intensive computing applications that run on a Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 cluster. These technologies allow you to process large volumes…

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Dryad and DryadLINQ on HPC Server

Microsoft Research has an interesting project called Dryad which is investigating programming models for distributed data-parallel problems. If you’ve heard some of the hype around map/reduce programming or the Hadoop framework, you might be familiar with these type of problems. If you have gigabytes, terabytes, or even petabytes of data that you need to churn through, this…

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