HPC Pack 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 downloads

Posted by bink on November 14 2011, 5:41 PM.

This service pack updates the HPC Pack 2008 R2 products listed in the 'System Requirements' section. It provides improved reliability as well as an enhanced feature set.

KB Articles: KB2565784 <- not online yet Eye rolling smile

For more information on what's new in this release please refer to the documentation at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh184314(WS.10).aspx <- still pointing to SP2 info Annoyed In the 'Downloads' section you will three files:

  • HPC2008R2SP3-Update-x64 : Download this .zip file to obtain the updater for use on your head nodes, compute nodes, broker nodes, and x64-based clients and workstation nodes. It also contains the Web Components (REST and Web Portal), Azure VM, and KSP ('soft card') installers necessary to use those features. Download
  • HPC2008R2SP3-Update-x86 : This .zip file contains the updated for use on 32-bit clients and workstation nodes. It also contains the KSP ('soft card') installer for 32-bit clients. Download
  • SP3 Media Integration Package : For customers who will be doing multiple new cluster installations (setting up brand new head nodes, not just updating existing clusters) you can use this package to update your original ('RTM') installation media to have SP3 integrated from the beginning. (Instead of installing from your RTM DVD, then applying SP1, then applying SP2, then applying SP3.) Please refer to the instructions on the HPC team blog for more information. <- also no new info there yet

Other HPC sp3 downloads:

Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Suite with Service Pack 3 Evaluation

Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Suite with SP3 provides enterprise-class tools, performance, & scalability for a highly productive HPC environment

HPC Pack 2008 R2 Express with Service Pack 3

HPC Pack 2008 R2 Express provides enterprise-class tools, performance, & scalability for a highly productive HPC environment

HPC Pack 2008 R2 MS-MPI Redistributable Package with Service Pack 3

A stand-alone, and redistributable, installer for the Microsoft MPI implementation

HPC Pack 2008 R2 Client Utilities Redistributable Package with Service Pack 3

A stand-alone, and redistributable, installer for the Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2 Client Utilities

Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK

Windows Azure HPC Scheduler SDK

HPC Pack 2008 R2 SDK with Service Pack 3

The Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2 SDK was designed to provide the tools and content necessary to write parallel applications for the Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 platform. The zip files are subject to the license terms for the SDK