compatibility between hpc editions RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello, simple questiion:

    If I have an server 2008 hpc edition as a head node, will I be able to add hpc R2 nodes when final product will be shipped?
    Monday, March 8, 2010 8:31 PM


  • Hello.  A 2008 head node can only manage 2008 compute nodes.

    However a 2008 R2 head node will support both 2008 and 2008 R2 compute nodes. The compute node part of it is really just the operating system that your application is tested to run on.
    • Marked as answer by parmita mehta Thursday, March 18, 2010 10:51 PM
    Wednesday, March 10, 2010 3:04 PM