Windows HPC Server 2008 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 released…

The Windows HPC Server 2008 Management Pack provides both proactive and reactive monitoring of Windows HPC Server 2008 for a cluster environment. It monitors Windows HPC Server components – such as head node, compute node, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) broker node, network, and Job Scheduler – to report issues that can cause downtime or poor performance for the cluster that is running Windows HPC Server 2008.
Feature Summary
The Windows HPC Server 2008 Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 includes a number of key monitoring scenarios that are enabled with monitors, rules, alerts and tasks to help manage an HPC cluster, which include:

  • Head Node Monitoring
  • Network Monitoring
  • Job Scheduler Monitoring
  • Compute Node Monitoring
  • Broker Node Monitoring

 

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New App-V docs

docx Virtual Application Management with Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2

This paper discusses the integration of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 and Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5, including supported scenarios, best practices, deployment planning considerations…

 

docx Microsoft Application Virtualization Version 4.5 Trial Guide

This guide is designed to help you quickly set up and evaluate a Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) environment. This guide outlines steps necessary to install Microsoft Application Virtualization…

 

docx App-V Application Publishing and Client Interaction

This white paper provides information about how the client operates and where it stores data to support virtual applications.

AT&T develops their energy saving strategy around 1E software

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced it is launching the NightWatchman® PC power management solution from 1E on 310,000 desktop computers across its domestic operations to help improve energy efficiency. Powering down corporate PCs during non-work hours is expected to save AT&T more than 135 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year and eliminate 123,941 tons of carbon dioxide emissions — equivalent to the electricity required to power 14,892 homes.

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