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.

Recent posts

Into A New Decade: Using Spack at LRZ

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.

Exascale watch: El Capitan

In this HPCwire article, LLNL’s CTO Bronis de Supinski describes the collaborative process involved in preparing software deployment on the forthcoming exasc...