Singularity: A Container System for HPC Applications (from “Cloud Computing for Science Engineering”)

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Sep 26, 2017 | Media

A Gentle Introduction to Singularity:

From Chapter 6 of “Cloud Computing for Science and Engineering”, MIT Press 2017

Singularity containers differ from Docker containers in several important ways, including the handling of namespaces, user privileges, and the images themselves. For a detailed technical description of these topics, read the CharlieCloud paper cited above. Our discussion here is intended to give you the basic ideas.

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