Tag Archives: CentOS

Installing FFTW3 and the ‘fftw’ R package

If you have to compile code that uses Fourier Transforms you may wish to use the FFTW library which the authors describe thusly: Our benchmarks, performed on on a variety of platforms, show that FFTW’s performance is typically superior to that …   read more …

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Installing NetCDF and R ‘ncdf’

If you work with large, gridded datasets you should probably be using NetCDF, the Network Common Data Form from Unidata: NetCDF is a set of software libraries and self-describing, machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of …   read more …

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Running CentOS 6.0 on an iMac

After a very long wait, CentOS 6.0 is finally out. If you are developing code to be run on a CentOS web server this is very good news. The CentOS 5 packages were horribly out-of-date for those of us using …   read more …

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