Deprecated: Use of this version of v8 is deprecated. More information on our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

V8 is Google's open source high-performance JavaScript and WebAssembly engine, written in C++. It is used in Chrome and in Node.js, among others. It implements ECMAScript and WebAssembly, and runs on Windows 7 or later, macOS 10.12+, and Linux systems that use x64, IA-32, ARM, or MIPS processors. V8 can run standalone, or can be embedded into any C++ application.

Accessing v8

To load the module for v8 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR and BEAR Cloud VMs):

📋 module load v8/

BEAR Apps Version




The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU. The OS used is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.

More Information

For more information visit the v8 website.


This version of v8 has a direct dependency on: foss/2018b

Required By

This version of v8 is a direct dependent of: randomcoloR/1.1.0-foss-2018b-R-3.5.1

Last modified on 5th June 2019