[Beowulf] more automatic building
samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Oct 6 15:32:42 PDT 2016
On 06/10/16 20:46, Remy Dernat wrote:
> The main idea is to have a stable OS on the hardware that you do not
> need to (re-)install anymore but just some containers that you can move
> or resize to fit your needs.
Have you looked at Shifter for an additional string to your bow?
Let's you convert Docker containers into a software container that you
can use on a cluster, including via MPI. Includes plugins for Slurm as
>From our point of view it's interesting as it lets a user build a
container with their software stack and then import it into Shifter on
our cluster to use it there.
All the best,
Christopher Samuel Senior Systems Administrator
VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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