An account of how Spack is used on the HPC systems of the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ): origins, ongoing development and outlook on the future.
Welcome to Spack!
Spack is a package manager for supercomputers, Linux, and macOS. It makes installing scientific software easy. Spack isn’t tied to a particular language; you can build a software stack in Python or R, link to libraries written in C, C++, or Fortran, and easily swap compilers or target specific microarchitectures. Learn more here.
In this HPCwire article, LLNL’s CTO Bronis de Supinski describes the collaborative process involved in preparing software deployment on the forthcoming exasc...