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Reproducible computations with Guix

2020-01-14

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

2019-03-29

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

2018-05-09

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

2017-11-01

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

2017-10-17

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

2017-09-11

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

2017-09-05

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

2016-09-24

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

2016-09-18

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

2015-07-01

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

2006-01-18

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