Todd Gamblin is a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He leads a number of research projects focusing on performance analysis for large-scale scientific simulations. Todd is also the creator of Spack, a package manager for high performance computing.
January 21st, 2019 | 56 mins 37 secs
hpc, python, spack, system package management
Wherein we chat with Todd Gamblin about Spack, the package manager for supercomputers. We talk the unique challenges that packaging for High-performance computing platforms bring to package management, whether you should mine bitcoins on super computers and what's planned for the future of spack.