Welcome to the online presence of Andy R. Terrel, PhD. Here you can find out a few things I share with the world for fame and glory (money-back guaranteed).
There are two major hurdles to Python disrupting the entire HPC work stack: packaging and dynamic loading. Today I want to discuss the packaging issue. While there are many people working on these hurdles, it is my opinion that the community needs to seek out methods to solve these hurdles …read more
Thoughts on the SciPy Conference
For SciPy2012 I was given the privilege of serving as the co-chair of the program committee. The experience was exciting and rewarding as I was able to affect what I view as one of the most important conferences for the scientific world. Now, that's a pretty bold statement and I'm …read more
Getting started with Python in HPC
Getting to know Python is a pretty hairy task, as is diving into any language. Fortunately Python is considered an easy language to learn and the potential for using it in HPC settings is pretty large. Below I give an introduction to learning, speeding, and scaling Python. Each topic can …read more