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Reproducible computations with Guix

14 de enero de 2020

This post is about reproducible computations, so let's start with a computation. A short, though rather uninteresting, C program is a good starting point. It computes π in three different…

Connecting reproducible deployment to a long-term source code archive

29 de marzo de 2019

GNU Guix can be used as a “package manager” to install and upgrade software packages as is familiar to GNU/Linux users, or as an environment manager, but it can also provision…

Paper on reproducible bioinformatics pipelines with Guix

9 de mayo de 2018

I’m happy to announce that the bioinformatics group at the Max Delbrück Center that I’m working with has released a preprint of a paper on reproducibility with the…

Back from GPCE

1 de noviembre de 2017

Last week, I was at GPCE 2017 , an academic conference focused on generative programming techniques. I presented Code Staging in GNU Guix , a paper that discusses the…

Coming events

17 de octubre de 2017

Guix will be present on a few venues in the coming weeks: On October 23rd, I (Ludovic Courtès) will be at GPCE , an academic conference co-located…

Back from RSE 2017

11 de septiembre de 2017

Last week, I was in Manchester, UK, to attend the second conference of Research Software Engineers, or RSE 2017 for short. I presented on the topic of…

Announcing Guix-HPC

5 de septiembre de 2017

Today, Inria, the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), and the Utrecht Bioinformatics Center (UBC) are announcing a joint effort to consolidate GNU Guix for reproducible scientific workflows in high-performance…

Back from CUFP 2016

24 de septiembre de 2016

The Commencial Users of Functional Programming 2016 Workshop concluded. There is no video recording this time, but you can download the slides from…

Back from the Scheme Workshop 2016

18 de septiembre de 2016

The 17th Annual Scheme and Functional Programming Workshop 2016 concluded. There is no video recording this time, but you can download the slides …

Reproducible and User-Controlled Software Environments in HPC with Guix

1 de julio de 2015

Our paper entitled Reproducible and User-Controlled Software Environments in HPC with Guix was accepted for RepPar , a workshop on reproducibility in parallel computing: …

The Purely Functional Software Deployment Model

18 de enero de 2006

Eelco Dolstra's seminal PhD thesis about the Nix package manager, which Guix is based on . Download (PDF). …