pbdBASE is a set of bindings to and extensions for the distributed linear algebra libraries BLACS, PBLAS, and ScaLAPACK. The package is very low-level, and unless you are very familiar with these libraries (or even if you areā€¦), you are instead recommended to see the pbdDMAT and pbdDEMO packages.


pbdBASE requires:

Assuming you meet the system dependencies, you can install the stable version from CRAN using the usual install.packages():


The development version is maintained on GitHub:


See the vignette for installation troubleshooting.