Tutorial: Spack 101

This is a 3-hour introduction to Spack with lectures and live demos. It was presented as a tutorial at Supercomputing 2016. You can use these materials to teach a course on Spack at your own site, or you can just skip ahead and read the live demo scripts to see how Spack is used in practice.


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Full citation: Todd Gamblin, Massimiliano Culpo, Gregory Becker, Matt Legendre, Greg Lee, Elizabeth Fischer, and Benedikt Hegner. Managing HPC Software Complexity with Spack. Tutorial presented at Supercomputing 2016. November 13, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

Live Demos

These scripts will take you step-by-step through basic Spack tasks. They correspond to sections in the slides above.

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