Available Modules


Module Description
almost all atom molecular simulation toolkit - is a fast and flexible molecular modeling environment that provides powerful and efficient algorithms for molecular simulation, homology modeling, de novo design and ab-initio calculations.
Amber A set of molecular mechanical force fields for the simulation of biomolecules
BCFtools Samtools is a suite of programs for interacting with high-throughput sequencing data. BCFtools - Reading/writing BCF2/VCF/gVCF files and calling/filtering/summarising SNP and short indel sequence variants
BWA Burrows-Wheeler Aligner (BWA) is an efficient program that aligns relatively short nucleotide sequences against a long reference sequence such as the human genome.
FastQC FastQC is a quality control application for high throughput sequence data. It reads in sequence data in a variety of formats and can either provide an interactive application to review the results of several different QC checks, or create an HTML based report which can be integrated into a pipeline.
GATK The Genome Analysis Toolkit or GATK is a software package developed at the Broad Institute to analyse next-generation resequencing data. The toolkit offers a wide variety of tools, with a primary focus on variant discovery and genotyping as well as strong emphasis on data quality assurance. Its robust architecture, powerful processing engine and high-performance computing features make it capable of taking on projects of any size.
GROMACS GROMACS is a versatile package to perform molecular dynamics, i.e. simulate the Newtonian equations of motion for systems with hundreds to millions of particles.
HTSlib A C library for reading/writing high-throughput sequencing data. This package includes the utilities bgzip and tabix
picard A set of tools (in Java) for working with next generation sequencing data in the BAM format.
PLUMED PLUMED is an open source library for free energy calculations in molecular systems which works together with some of the most popular molecular dynamics engines. Free energy calculations can be performed as a function of many order parameters with a particular focus on biological problems, using state of the art methods such as metadynamics, umbrella sampling and Jarzynski-equation based steered MD. The software, written in C++, can be easily interfaced with both fortran and C/C++ codes.
RELION RELION (for REgularised LIkelihood OptimisatioN, pronounce rely-on) is a stand-alone computer program that employs an empirical Bayesian approach to refinement of (multiple) 3D reconstructions or 2D class averages in electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM).
SAMtools SAM Tools provide various utilities for manipulating alignments in the SAM format, including sorting, merging, indexing and generating alignments in a per-position format.
SnpEff Genetic variant annotation and effect prediction toolbox.
Trimmomatic Trimmomatic performs a variety of useful trimming tasks for illumina paired-end and single ended data.The selection of trimming steps and their associated parameters are supplied on the command line.


Module Description
FreeFem++ FreeFem++ is a partial differential equation solver. It has its own language. freefem scripts can solve multiphysics non linear systems in 2D and 3D. Problems involving PDE (2d, 3d) from several branches of physics such as fluid-structure interactions require interpolations of data on several meshes and their manipulation within one program. FreeFem++ includes a fast 2^d-tree-based interpolation algorithm and a language for the manipulation of data on multiple meshes (as a follow up of bamg (now a part of FreeFem++ ). FreeFem++ is written in C++ and the FreeFem++ language is a C++ idiom. It runs on Macs, Windows, Unix machines. FreeFem++ replaces the older freefem and freefem+.
OpenFOAM OpenFOAM is a free, open source CFD software package. OpenFOAM has an extensive range of features to solve anything from complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions, turbulence and heat transfer, to solid dynamics and electromagnetics.


Module Description
ABINIT Abinit is a plane wave pseudopotential code for doing condensed phase electronic structure calculations using DFT.
CP2K CP2K is a freely available (GPL) program, written in Fortran 95, to perform atomistic and molecular simulations of solid state, liquid, molecular and biological systems. It provides a general framework for different methods such as e.g. density functional theory (DFT) using a mixed Gaussian and plane waves approach (GPW), and classical pair and many-body potentials.
LAMMPS LAMMPS is a classical molecular dynamics code, and an acronym for Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator. Has potentials for solid-state materials (metals, semiconductors) and soft matter (biomolecules, polymers) and coarse-grained or mesoscopic systems. It can be used to model atoms or, more generically, as a parallel particle simulator at the atomic, meso, or continuum scale.
libctl libctl is a free Guile-based library implementing flexible control files for scientific simulations.
Libint Libint library is used to evaluate the traditional (electron repulsion) and certain novel two-body matrix elements (integrals) over Cartesian Gaussian functions used in modern atomic and molecular theory.
libxc Libxc is a library of exchange-correlation functionals for density-functional theory. The aim is to provide a portable, well tested and reliable set of exchange and correlation functionals.
NAMD NAMD is a parallel molecular dynamics code designed for high-performance simulation of large biomolecular systems.
NWChem NWChem aims to provide its users with computational chemistry tools that are scalable both in their ability to treat large scientific computational chemistry problems efficiently, and in their use of available parallel computing resources from high-performance parallel supercomputers to conventional workstation clusters. NWChem software can handle: biomolecules, nanostructures, and solid-state; from quantum to classical, and all combinations; Gaussian basis functions or plane-waves; scaling from one to thousands of processors; properties and relativity.
ORCA ORCA is a flexible, efficient and easy-to-use general purpose tool for quantum chemistry with specific emphasis on spectroscopic properties of open-shell molecules. It features a wide variety of standard quantum chemical methods ranging from semiempirical methods to DFT to single- and multireference correlated ab initio methods. It can also treat environmental and relativistic effects.
QuantumESPRESSO Quantum ESPRESSO is an integrated suite of computer codes for electronic-structure calculations and materials modeling at the nanoscale. It is based on density-functional theory, plane waves, and pseudopotentials (both norm-conserving and ultrasoft).
S4MPLE S4MPLE (Sampler For Multiple Protein-Ligand Entities) is a flexible molecular modeling tool, supporting empirical force field-driven conformational sampling and geometry optimization heuristics using a hybrid genetic algorithm (GA).
xdrfile XTC library


Module Description
BerkeleyUPC The goal of the Berkeley UPC compiler group is to develop a portable, high performance implementation of UPC for large-scale multiprocessors, PC clusters, and clusters of shared memory multiprocessors.
Clang C, C++, Objective-C compiler, based on LLVM. Does not include C++ standard library -- use libstdc++ from GCC.
GCC The GNU Compiler Collection includes front ends for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, and Ada, as well as libraries for these languages (libstdc++, libgcj,...).
GCCcore The GNU Compiler Collection includes front ends for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, and Ada, as well as libraries for these languages (libstdc++, libgcj,...).
icc C and C++ compiler from Intel
ifort Fortran compiler from Intel
LLVM The LLVM Core libraries provide a modern source- and target-independent optimizer, along with code generation support for many popular CPUs (as well as some less common ones!) These libraries are built around a well specified code representation known as the LLVM intermediate representation ("LLVM IR"). The LLVM Core libraries are well documented, and it is particularly easy to invent your own language (or port an existing compiler) to use LLVM as an optimizer and code generator.
OpenCoarrays A transport layer for coarray Fortran compilers.


Module Description
GDAL GDAL is a translator library for raster geospatial data formats that is released under an X/MIT style Open Source license by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. As a library, it presents a single abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats. It also comes with a variety of useful commandline utilities for data translation and processing.
h5py HDF5 for Python (h5py) is a general-purpose Python interface to the Hierarchical Data Format library, version 5. HDF5 is a versatile, mature scientific software library designed for the fast, flexible storage of enormous amounts of data.
HDF5 HDF5 is a unique technology suite that makes possible the management of extremely large and complex data collections.
netCDF NetCDF (network Common Data Form) is a set of software libraries and machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data.
netCDF-Fortran NetCDF (network Common Data Form) is a set of software libraries and machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data.


Module Description
Forge Allinea Forge is the complete toolsuite for software development - with everything needed to debug, profile, optimize, edit and build C, C++ and FORTRAN applications on Linux for high performance - from single threads through to complex parallel HPC codes with MPI, OpenMP, threads or CUDA.
PerformanceReports Allinea Performance Reports are the most effective way to characterize and understand the performance of HPC application runs. One single-page HTML report elegantly answers a range of vital questions for any HPC site. - Is this application well-optimized for the system and the processors it is running on? - Does it benefit from running at this scale? - Are there I/O, networking or threading bottlenecks affecting performance? - Which hardware, software or configuration changes can we make to improve performance further. - How much energy did this application use?
Valgrind Valgrind: Debugging and profiling tools


Module Description
ant Apache Ant is a Java library and command-line tool whose mission is to drive processes described in build files as targets and extension points dependent upon each other. The main known usage of Ant is the build of Java applications.
Autoconf Autoconf is an extensible package of M4 macros that produce shell scripts to automatically configure software source code packages. These scripts can adapt the packages to many kinds of UNIX-like systems without manual user intervention. Autoconf creates a configuration script for a package from a template file that lists the operating system features that the package can use, in the form of M4 macro calls.
Automake Automake: GNU Standards-compliant Makefile generator
Autotools This bundle collect the standard GNU build tools: Autoconf, Automake and libtool
Boost Boost provides free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries.
CMake CMake, the cross-platform, open-source build system. CMake is a family of tools designed to build, test and package software.
Doxygen Doxygen is a documentation system for C++, C, Java, Objective-C, Python, IDL (Corba and Microsoft flavors), Fortran, VHDL, PHP, C#, and to some extent D.
fontsproto X11 font extension wire protocol
glproto X protocol and ancillary headers
gperf GNU gperf is a perfect hash function generator. For a given list of strings, it produces a hash function and hash table, in form of C or C++ code, for looking up a value depending on the input string. The hash function is perfect, which means that the hash table has no collisions, and the hash table lookup needs a single string comparison only.
guile Guile is the GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions, the official extension language for the GNU operating system.
JUnit A programmer-oriented testing framework for Java.
libSM X11 Session Management library, which allows for applications to both manage sessions, and make use of session managers to save and restore their state for later use.
M4 GNU M4 is an implementation of the traditional Unix macro processor. It is mostly SVR4 compatible although it has some extensions (for example, handling more than 9 positional parameters to macros). GNU M4 also has built-in functions for including files, running shell commands, doing arithmetic, etc.
make make-3.82: GNU version of make utility
makedepend The makedepend package contains a C-preprocessor like utility to determine build-time dependencies.
Maven Binary maven install, Apache Maven is a software project management and comprehension tool. Based on the concept of a project object model (POM), Maven can manage a project's build, reporting and documentation from a central piece of information.
ncurses The Ncurses (new curses) library is a free software emulation of curses in System V Release 4.0, and more. It uses Terminfo format, supports pads and color and multiple highlights and forms characters and function-key mapping, and has all the other SYSV-curses enhancements over BSD Curses.
PCRE The PCRE library is a set of functions that implement regular expression pattern matching using the same syntax and semantics as Perl 5.
PCRE2 The PCRE library is a set of functions that implement regular expression pattern matching using the same syntax and semantics as Perl 5.
pkg-config pkg-config is a helper tool used when compiling applications and libraries. It helps you insert the correct compiler options on the command line so an application can use gcc -o test test.c pkg-config --libs --cflags glib-2.0 for instance, rather than hard-coding values on where to find glib (or other libraries).
python-meep Python wrapper for the Meep FDTD solver.
Qt Qt is a comprehensive cross-platform C++ application framework.
renderproto Xrender protocol and ancillary headers
SCons SCons is a software construction tool.
Spark Spark is Hadoop MapReduce done in memory
SQLite SQLite: SQL Database Engine in a C Library
SWIG SWIG is a software development tool that connects programs written in C and C++ with a variety of high-level programming languages.
xbitmaps provides bitmaps for x
xcb-proto The X protocol C-language Binding (XCB) is a replacement for Xlib featuring a small footprint, latency hiding, direct access to the protocol, improved threading support, and extensibility.
xextproto XExtProto protocol headers.
xineramaproto X protocol and ancillary headers for xinerama
xorg-macros X.org macros utilities.
xproto X protocol and ancillary headers
xtrans xtrans includes a number of routines to make X implementations transport-independent; at time of writing, it includes support for UNIX sockets, IPv4, IPv6, and DECnet.


Module Description
DCW country polygons for GMT
GMT GMT is an open source collection of about 80 command-line tools for manipulating geographic and Cartesian data sets (including filtering, trend fitting, gridding, projecting, etc.) and producing PostScript illustrations ranging from simple x-y plots via contour maps to artificially illuminated surfaces and 3D perspective views; the GMT supplements add another 40 more specialized and discipline-specific tools.
PROJ_4 PROJ.4 - Cartographic Projections Library originally written by Gerald Evenden then of the USGS.


Module Description
Bison Bison is a general-purpose parser generator that converts an annotated context-free grammar into a deterministic LR or generalized LR (GLR) parser employing LALR(1) parser tables.
byacc Berkeley Yacc (byacc) is generally conceded to be the best yacc variant available. In contrast to bison, it is written to avoid dependencies upon a particular compiler.
flex Flex (Fast Lexical Analyzer) is a tool for generating scanners. A scanner, sometimes called a tokenizer, is a program which recognizes lexical patterns in text.
Java Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers.
libgdiplus An Open Source implementation of the GDI+ API.
Mono Mono is an open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET Framework based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Runtime.
NASM NASM: General-purpose x86 assembler
OpenCL-builder OpenCL™ is the first open, royalty-free standard for cross-platform, parallel programming of modern processors found in personal computers, servers and handheld/embedded devices. OpenCL (Open Computing Language) greatly improves speed and responsiveness for a wide spectrum of applications in numerous market categories from gaming and entertainment to scientific and medical software. This is builder (formerly runtime) package.
OpenCL-runtime OpenCL™ is the first open, royalty-free standard for cross-platform, parallel programming of modern processors found in personal computers, servers and handheld/embedded devices. OpenCL (Open Computing Language) greatly improves speed and responsiveness for a wide spectrum of applications in numerous market categories from gaming and entertainment to scientific and medical software.
Perl Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report Language
Python Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively.
R R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
Racket Racket is a full-spectrum programming language. It goes beyond Lisp and Scheme with dialects that support objects, types, laziness, and more.
Ruby Ruby is a dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write.
SIP SIP is a tool that makes it very easy to create Python bindings for C and C++ libraries.
SnuCL An OpenCL Framework for Heterogeneous Clusters
Tcl Tcl (Tool Command Language) is a very powerful but easy to learn dynamic programming language, suitable for a very wide range of uses, including web and desktop applications, networking, administration, testing and many more.


Module Description
FOX FOX is a C++ based Toolkit for developing Graphical User Interfaces easily and effectively. It offers a wide, and growing, collection of Controls, and provides state of the art facilities such as drag and drop, selection, as well as OpenGL widgets for 3D graphical manipulation.
libdrm Direct Rendering Manager runtime library.
libffi The libffi library provides a portable, high level programming interface to various calling conventions. This allows a programmer to call any function specified by a call interface description at run-time.
libfontenc X11 font encoding library
libjpeg-turbo libjpeg-turbo is a fork of the original IJG libjpeg which uses SIMD to accelerate baseline JPEG compression and decompression. libjpeg is a library that implements JPEG image encoding, decoding and transcoding.
libmatheval GNU libmatheval is a library (callable from C and Fortran) to parse and evaluate symbolic expressions input as text.
libMesh The libMesh library provides a framework for the numerical simulation of partial differential equations using arbitrary unstructured discretizations on serial and parallel platforms. A major goal of the library is to provide support for adaptive mesh refinement (AMR) computations in parallel while allowing a research scientist to focus on the physics they are modeling.
libpng libpng is the official PNG reference library
libpthread-stubs The X protocol C-language Binding (XCB) is a replacement for Xlib featuring a small footprint, latency hiding, direct access to the protocol, improved threading support, and extensibility.
libreadline The GNU Readline library provides a set of functions for use by applications that allow users to edit command lines as they are typed in. Both Emacs and vi editing modes are available. The Readline library includes additional functions to maintain a list of previously-entered command lines, to recall and perhaps reedit those lines, and perform csh-like history expansion on previous commands.
LibTIFF tiff: Library and tools for reading and writing TIFF data files
libtool GNU libtool is a generic library support script. Libtool hides the complexity of using shared libraries behind a consistent, portable interface.
libunistring This library provides functions for manipulating Unicode strings and for manipulating C strings according to the Unicode standard.
libunwind The primary goal of libunwind is to define a portable and efficient C programming interface (API) to determine the call-chain of a program. The API additionally provides the means to manipulate the preserved (callee-saved) state of each call-frame and to resume execution at any point in the call-chain (non-local goto). The API supports both local (same-process) and remote (across-process) operation. As such, the API is useful in a number of applications
libxcb The X protocol C-language Binding (XCB) is a replacement for Xlib featuring a small footprint, latency hiding, direct access to the protocol, improved threading support, and extensibility.
libxml2 Libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolchain developed for the Gnome project (but usable outside of the Gnome platform).
OpenCoarrays OpenCoarrays is an open-source software project for developing, porting and tuning transport layers that support coarray Fortran compilers.
PROJ Program proj is a standard Unix filter function which converts geographic longitude and latitude coordinates into cartesian coordinates
QCA QCA aims to provide a straightforward and cross-platform crypto API, using Qt datatypes and conventions. QCA separates the API from the implementation, using plugins known as Providers
QGIS A Free and Open Source Geographic Information System
Qwt The Qwt library contains GUI Components and utility classes which are primarily useful for programs with a technical background. Beside a framework for 2D plots it provides scales, sliders, dials, compasses, thermometers, wheels and knobs to control or display values, arrays, or ranges of type double.
SIONlib SIONlib is a scalable I/O library for parallel access to task-local files. The library not only supports writing and reading binary data to or from several thousands of processors into a single or a small number of physical files, but also provides global open and close functions to access SIONlib files in parallel. This package provides a stripped-down installation of SIONlib for use with performance tools (e.g., Score-P), with renamed symbols to avoid conflicts when an application using SIONlib itself is linked against a tool requiring a different SIONlib version.
spatialindex The purpose of this library is to provide: * An extensible framework that will support robust spatial indexing methods. * Support for sophisticated spatial queries. Range, point location, nearest neighbor and k-nearest neighbor as well as parametric queries (defined by spatial constraints) should be easy to deploy and run. * Easy to use interfaces for inserting, deleting and updating information.
SpatiaLite SpatiaLite is an open source library intended to extend the SQLite core to support fully fledged Spatial SQL capabilities.
tbb Intel Threading Building Blocks 4.0 (Intel TBB) is a widely used, award-winning C++ template library for creating reliable, portable, and scalable parallel applications. Use Intel TBB for a simple and rapid way of developing robust task-based parallel applications that scale to available processor cores, are compatible with multiple environments, and are easier to maintain. Intel TBB is the most proficient way to implement future-proof parallel applications that tap into the power and performance of multicore and manycore hardware platforms.
zlib zlib is designed to be a free, general-purpose, legally unencumbered -- that is, not covered by any patents -- lossless data-compression library for use on virtually any computer hardware and operating system.


Module Description
FIAT The FInite element Automatic Tabulator FIAT supports generation of arbitrary order instances of the Lagrange elements on lines, triangles, and tetrahedra. It is also capable of generating arbitrary order instances of Jacobi-type quadrature rules on the same element shapes.
GEOS GEOS (Geometry Engine - Open Source) is a C++ port of the Java Topology Suite (JTS)
GMP GMP is a free library for arbitrary precision arithmetic, operating on signed integers, rational numbers, and floating point numbers.
Harminv Harminv is a free program (and accompanying library) to solve the problem of harmonic inversion - given a discrete-time, finite-length signal that consists of a sum of finitely-many sinusoids (possibly exponentially decaying) in a given bandwidth, it determines the frequencies, decay constants, amplitudes, and phases of those sinusoids.
ISL isl is a library for manipulating sets and relations of integer points bounded by linear constraints.
METIS METIS is a set of serial programs for partitioning graphs, partitioning finite element meshes, and producing fill reducing orderings for sparse matrices. The algorithms implemented in METIS are based on the multilevel recursive-bisection, multilevel k-way, and multi-constraint partitioning schemes.
MPFR The MPFR library is a C library for multiple-precision floating-point computations with correct rounding.
numpy NumPy is the fundamental package for scientific computing with Python. It contains among other things: a powerful N-dimensional array object, sophisticated (broadcasting) functions, tools for integrating C/C++ and Fortran code, useful linear algebra, Fourier transform, and random number capabilities. Besides its obvious scientific uses, NumPy can also be used as an efficient multi-dimensional container of generic data. Arbitrary data-types can be defined. This allows NumPy to seamlessly and speedily integrate with a wide variety of databases.
Octave GNU Octave is a high-level interpreted language, primarily intended for numerical computations.
ParMETIS ParMETIS is an MPI-based parallel library that implements a variety of algorithms for partitioning unstructured graphs, meshes, and for computing fill-reducing orderings of sparse matrices. ParMETIS extends the functionality provided by METIS and includes routines that are especially suited for parallel AMR computations and large scale numerical simulations. The algorithms implemented in ParMETIS are based on the parallel multilevel k-way graph-partitioning, adaptive repartitioning, and parallel multi-constrained partitioning schemes.
ScientificPython ScientificPython is a collection of Python modules for scientific computing. It contains support for geometry, mathematical functions, statistics, physical units, IO, visualization, and parallelization.
SCOTCH Software package and libraries for sequential and parallel graph partitioning, static mapping, and sparse matrix block ordering, and sequential mesh and hypergraph partitioning.
sympy SymPy is a Python library for symbolic mathematics. It aims to become a full-featured computer algebra system (CAS) while keeping the code as simple as possible in order to be comprehensible and easily extensible. SymPy is written entirely in Python and does not require any external libraries.


Module Description
impi The Intel(R) MPI Library for Linux* OS is a multi-fabric message passing library based on ANL MPICH2 and OSU MVAPICH2. The Intel MPI Library for Linux OS implements the Message Passing Interface, version 2 (MPI-2) specification.
MPI_NET MPI.NET is a high-performance, easy-to-use implementation of the Message Passing Interface (MPI) for Microsoft's .NET environment
MPICH MPICH v3.x is an open source high-performance MPI 3.0 implementation. It does not support InfiniBand (use MVAPICH2 with InfiniBand devices).
MVAPICH2 This is an MPI 3.0 implementation. It is based on MPICH2 and MVICH.
OpenMPI The Open MPI Project is an open source MPI-2 implementation.


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Armadillo Armadillo is an open-source C++ linear algebra library (matrix maths) aiming towards a good balance between speed and ease of use. Integer, floating point and complex numbers are supported, as well as a subset of trigonometric and statistics functions.
arpack-ng ARPACK is a collection of Fortran77 subroutines designed to solve large scale eigenvalue problems.
FFTW FFTW is a C subroutine library for computing the discrete Fourier transform (DFT) in one or more dimensions, of arbitrary input size, and of both real and complex data.
GSL The GNU Scientific Library (GSL) is a numerical library for C and C++ programmers. The library provides a wide range of mathematical routines such as random number generators, special functions and least-squares fitting.
Hypre Hypre is a library for solving large, sparse linear systems of equations on massively parallel computers. The problems of interest arise in the simulation codes being developed at LLNL and elsewhere to study physical phenomena in the defense, environmental, energy, and biological sciences.
imkl Intel Math Kernel Library is a library of highly optimized, extensively threaded math routines for science, engineering, and financial applications that require maximum performance. Core math functions include BLAS, LAPACK, ScaLAPACK, Sparse Solvers, Fast Fourier Transforms, Vector Math, and more.
LAPACKE LAPACKE C Interface to LAPACK header files and library
OpenBLAS OpenBLAS is an optimized BLAS library based on GotoBLAS2 1.13 BSD version.
PETSc PETSc, pronounced PET-see (the S is silent), is a suite of data structures and routines for the scalable (parallel) solution of scientific applications modeled by partial differential equations.
ScaLAPACK The ScaLAPACK (or Scalable LAPACK) library includes a subset of LAPACK routines redesigned for distributed memory MIMD parallel computers.
SuiteSparse SuiteSparse is a collection of libraries manipulate sparse matrices.


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Advisor Vectorization Optimization and Thread Prototyping - Vectorize & thread code or performance “dies” - Easy workflow + data + tips = faster code faster - Prioritize, Prototype & Predict performance gain
Cube Cube, which is used as performance report explorer for Scalasca and Score-P, is a generic tool for displaying a multi-dimensional performance space consisting of the dimensions (i) performance metric, (ii) call path, and (iii) system resource. Each dimension can be represented as a tree, where non-leaf nodes of the tree can be collapsed or expanded to achieve the desired level of granularity.
ipp Intel Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel IPP) is an extensive library of multicore-ready, highly optimized software functions for multimedia, data processing, and communications applications. Intel IPP offers thousands of optimized functions covering frequently used fundamental algorithms.
OPARI2 OPARI2, the successor of Forschungszentrum Juelich's OPARI, is a source-to-source instrumentation tool for OpenMP and hybrid codes. It surrounds OpenMP directives and runtime library calls with calls to the POMP2 measurement interface.
OTF2 The Open Trace Format 2 is a highly scalable, memory efficient event trace data format plus support library. It will become the new standard trace format for Scalasca, Vampir, and Tau and is open for other tools.
PAPI PAPI provides the tool designer and application engineer with a consistent interface and methodology for use of the performance counter hardware found in most major microprocessors. PAPI enables software engineers to see, in near real time, the relation between software performance and processor events. In addition Component PAPI provides access to a collection of components that expose performance measurement opportunites across the hardware and software stack.
Vampir The Vampir software tool provides an easy-to-use framework that enables developers to quickly display and analyze arbitrary program behavior at any level of detail. The tool suite implements optimized event analysis algorithms and customizable displays that enable fast and interactive rendering of very complex performance monitoring data.
VampirServer The Vampir software tool provides an easy-to-use framework that enables developers to quickly display and analyze arbitrary program behavior at any level of detail. The tool suite implements optimized event analysis algorithms and customizable displays that enable fast and interactive rendering of very complex performance monitoring data.


Module Description
Meep Meep (or MEEP) is a free finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulation software package developed at MIT to model electromagnetic systems.
phono3py Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively.
phonopy Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively.


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eudev eudev is a fork of systemd-udev with the goal of obtaining better compatibility with existing software such as OpenRC and Upstart, older kernels, various toolchains and anything else required by users and various distributions.
hwloc The Portable Hardware Locality (hwloc) software package provides a portable abstraction (across OS, versions, architectures, ...) of the hierarchical topology of modern architectures, including NUMA memory nodes, sockets, shared caches, cores and simultaneous multithreading. It also gathers various system attributes such as cache and memory information as well as the locality of I/O devices such as network interfaces, InfiniBand HCAs or GPUs. It primarily aims at helping applications with gathering information about modern computing hardware so as to exploit it accordingly and efficiently.
libpciaccess Generic PCI access library.


Module Description
foss GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) based compiler toolchain, including OpenMPI for MPI support, OpenBLAS (BLAS and LAPACK support), FFTW and ScaLAPACK.
GNU Compiler-only toolchain with GCC and binutils.
gompi GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) based compiler toolchain, including OpenMPI for MPI support.
iccifort Intel C, C++ and Fortran compilers
ictce Intel Cluster Toolkit Compiler Edition provides Intel C/C++ and Fortran compilers, Intel MPI & Intel MKL.
iimpi Intel C/C++ and Fortran compilers, alongside Intel MPI.
intel Intel Cluster Toolkit Compiler Edition provides Intel C/C++ and Fortran compilers, Intel MPI & Intel MKL.
PRACE The PRACE Common Production Environment (PCPE) is a set of software tools and libraries that are planned to be available on all PRACE execution sites. The PCPE also defines a set of environment variables that try to make compilation on all sites as homogeneous and simple as possible.
prace PRACE Common Production Environment (PCPE) Initialisation of the PRACE common production environment. This allows you to assume that the following tools/libraries are available by default in your PATH/environment. * Fortran, C, C++ Compilers * MPI * BLAS, LAPACK, BLACS, ScaLAPACK * FFTW * HDF5, NetCDF The compiler commands on are: * mpif90 - Fortran compiler * mpicc - C compiler * mpicxx - C++ compiler For more information on the PCPE please see the documentation at: http://www.prace-ri.eu/PRACE-Common-Production For help using this system, please see Local User Guide available at: http://prace-ri.eu/Best-Practice-Guide-Anselm-HTML


Module Description
APR Apache Portable Runtime (APR) libraries.
APR-util Apache Portable Runtime (APR) util libraries.
Bash Bash is an sh-compatible command language interpreter that executes commands read from the standard input or from a file. Bash also incorporates useful features from the Korn and C shells (ksh and csh).
binutils binutils: GNU binary utilities
bzip2 bzip2 is a freely available, patent free, high-quality data compressor. It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available techniques (the PPM family of statistical compressors), whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six times faster at decompression.
cURL libcurl is a free and easy-to-use client-side URL transfer library, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. libcurl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, Kerberos), file transfer resume, http proxy tunneling and more.
expat Expat is an XML parser library written in C. It is a stream-oriented parser in which an application registers handlers for things the parser might find in the XML document (like start tags)
gzip gzip (GNU zip) is a popular data compression program as a replacement for compress
HPL HPL is a software package that solves a (random) dense linear system in double precision (64 bits) arithmetic on distributed-memory computers. It can thus be regarded as a portable as well as freely available implementation of the High Performance Computing Linpack Benchmark.
Inspector Intel Inspector XE 2013 is an easy to use memory error checker and thread checker for serial and parallel applications
itac The Intel Trace Collector is a low-overhead tracing library that performs event-based tracing in applications. The Intel Trace Analyzer provides a convenient way to monitor application activities gathered by the Intel Trace Collector through graphical displays.
JOE JOE is a full featured terminal-based screen editor which is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL)
likwid Toolsuite of command line applications for performance oriented programmers
Mercurial Mercurial is a free, distributed source control management tool. It efficiently handles projects of any size and offers an easy and intuitive interface.
MIKE MIKE Powered by DHI is a part of DHI, the global organisation dedicated to solving challenges in water environments worldwide.
numactl The numactl program allows you to run your application program on specific cpu's and memory nodes. It does this by supplying a NUMA memory policy to the operating system before running your program. The libnuma library provides convenient ways for you to add NUMA memory policies into your own program.
PAPI PAPI provides the tool designer and application engineer with a consistent interface and methodology for use of the performance counter hardware found in most major microprocessors. PAPI enables software engineers to see, in near real time, the relation between software performance and processor events. In addition Component PAPI provides access to a collection of components that expose performance measurement opportunites across the hardware and software stack.
parallel parallel: Build and execute shell commands in parallel
QEMU QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.
RStudio RStudio is a set of integrated tools designed to help you be more productive with R. It includes a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution, as well as tools for plotting, history, debugging and workspace management.
SDE Intel Software Development Emulator is a pintool that enables the development of applications using instruction set extensions that are not currently implemented in hardware.
Serf The serf library is a high performance C-based HTTP client library built upon the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library
Subversion Subversion is an open source version control system.
Szip Szip compression software, providing lossless compression of scientific data
tcsh Tcsh is an enhanced, but completely compatible version of the Berkeley UNIX C shell (csh). It is a command language interpreter usable both as an interactive login shell and a shell script command processor. It includes a command-line editor, programmable word completion, spelling correction, a history mechanism, job control and a C-like syntax.
turbovnc TurboVNC is a derivative of VNC (Virtual Network Computing) that is tuned to provide peak performance for 3D and video workloads.
util-linux Set of Linux utilities
VDE2 VDE is an ethernet compliant virtual network that can be spawned over a set of physical computer over the Internet. VDE is part of virtualsquare project.
VirtualGL VirtualGL is an open source toolkit that gives any Unix or Linux remote display software the ability to run OpenGL applications with full 3D hardware acceleration.
VTune Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2016 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly and Java.
Wine Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD.
XZ xz: XZ utilities


Module Description
cairo Cairo is a 2D graphics library with support for multiple output devices. Currently supported output targets include the X Window System (via both Xlib and XCB), Quartz, Win32, image buffers, PostScript, PDF, and SVG file output. Experimental backends include OpenGL, BeOS, OS/2, and DirectFB
ffmpeg A complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.
fixesproto X.org FixesProto protocol headers.
FLTK FLTK is a cross-platform C++ GUI toolkit for UNIX/Linux (X11), Microsoft Windows, and MacOS X. FLTK provides modern GUI functionality without the bloat and supports 3D graphics via OpenGL and its built-in GLUT emulation.
fontconfig Fontconfig is a library designed to provide system-wide font configuration, customization and application access.
freetype FreeType 2 is a software font engine that is designed to be small, efficient, highly customizable, and portable while capable of producing high-quality output (glyph images). It can be used in graphics libraries, display servers, font conversion tools, text image generation tools, and many other products as well.
gettext GNU `gettext' is an important step for the GNU Translation Project, as it is an asset on which we may build many other steps. This package offers to programmers, translators, and even users, a well integrated set of tools and documentation
GLib GLib is one of the base libraries of the GTK+ project
GPI-2 GPI-2 is an API for the development of scalable, asynchronous and fault tolerant parallel applications.
grace Grace is a WYSIWYG 2D plotting tool for X Windows System and Motif.
inputproto X.org InputProto protocol headers.
JasPer The JasPer Project is an open-source initiative to provide a free software-based reference implementation of the codec specified in the JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard.
kbproto X.org KBProto protocol headers.
libGLU The OpenGL Utility Library (GLU) is a computer graphics library for OpenGL.
libICE X Inter-Client Exchange library for freedesktop.org
libX11 X11 client-side library
libXau The libXau package contains a library implementing the X11 Authorization Protocol. This is useful for restricting client access to the display.
libXdamage X Damage extension library
libXdmcp The libXdmcp package contains a library implementing the X Display Manager Control Protocol. This is useful for allowing clients to interact with the X Display Manager.
libXext Common X Extensions library
libXfixes X Fixes extension library
libXfont X font libary
libXft X11 client-side library
libXinerama Xinerama multiple monitor library
libXrender X11 client-side library
libXt libXt provides the X Toolkit Intrinsics, an abstract widget library upon which other toolkits are based. Xt is the basis for many toolkits, including the Athena widgets (Xaw), and LessTif (a Motif implementation).
Mesa Mesa is an open-source implementation of the OpenGL specification - a system for rendering interactive 3D graphics.
motif Motif refers to both a graphical user interface (GUI) specification and the widget toolkit for building applications that follow that specification under the X Window System on Unix and other POSIX-compliant systems. It was the standard toolkit for the Common Desktop Environment and thus for Unix.
OpenCV OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision Library) is an open source computer vision and machine learning software library. OpenCV was built to provide a common infrastructure for computer vision applications and to accelerate the use of machine perception in the commercial products.
OpenDX Open source visualization software package based on IBM's Visualization Data Explorer.
OSPRay A Ray Tracing Based Rendering Engine for High-Fidelity Visualization
p4vasp p4vasp is a visualization suite for the Vienna Ab-initio Simulation Package (VASP). It contains an extensible GUI framework, that can be used to view material structure, density of states, band-structure and more.
ParaView ParaView is a scientific parallel visualizer.
pixman Pixman is a low-level software library for pixel manipulation, providing features such as image compositing and trapezoid rasterization. Important users of pixman are the cairo graphics library and the X server.
PyQt PyQt is a set of Python v2 and v3 bindings for Digia's Qt application framework.
SUMO Simulation of Urban MObility (SUMO) is an open source, highly portable, microscopic and continuous road traffic simulation package designed to handle large road networks.
Tk Tk is an open source, cross-platform widget toolchain that provides a library of basic elements for building a graphical user interface (GUI) in many different programming languages.
VisIt VisIt is an Open Source, interactive, scalable, visualization, animation and analysis tool