Dr. Dobb's: Microsoft released its Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 to manufacturing Friday in anticipation of an August ship date. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Microsoft will go after Linux in the HPC market.
The release of Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 to manufacturing Friday will enable Microsoft to widen its lead over Linux, according to Microsoft executives.
On Friday, Microsoft announced that it will ship its first version of Windows Server for high performance computing (HPC) in August and make available evaluation copies to attendees of the company's Tech Ed 2006 in Boston next week.
It was originally expected to ship in the first half of 2006.