Spack on Microsoft Azure VMs

Another HPC cloud use case! A Microsoft Tech Community blog post describes the steps for using Spack to build and install packages on the Azure cloud for HPC workloads. There’s a repo you can fork to try it yourself: azurehpc contains scripts to automatically install Spack on Azure VMs, set up suitable configuration files, and integrate the CentOS-HPC 7.7 MPI libraries.