Conda and Mamba
Conda is an open-source package manager mainly used for managing Python environments.
Historically, installing and updating packages in conda environments was slow and tedious. This motivated QuantStack to create Mamba, a faster drop-in replacement solver for conda.
In December 2022, the conda project included mamba as a default solver, after 9 months in "experimental" status. This is great news for all conda users, however, mamba has to be manually installed and activated.
Here are 3 different ways to install mamba ...more