A Tale of Two Systems: Using Containers to Deploy HPC Applications on Supercomputers and Clouds by Sandia National Laboratories

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Dec 6, 2017 | Media

Andrew J. Younge, Kevin Pedretti, Ryan E. Grant, Ron Brightwell
Center for Computing Research Sandia National Laboratories

Our results indicate that Singularity containers operate at native performance when dynamically linking Cray’s MPI libraries on a Cray supercomputer testbed, and that while Amazon EC2 may be useful for initial DevOps and testing, scaling HPC applications better fits supercomputing resources like a Cray.

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