Singularity on Theta: How to Build and Scale Containers at the ALCF

Taylor Childers, Argonne National Laboratory
ALCF Dev Session

The ALCF supports containerized software on its Theta and Cooley systems, and plans to support containers on future systems as well. Containers not only provide an easy way to run the same software across systems with different environments, but their use can also lead to improved performance on shared filesystems. This presentation will discuss the performance benefits of using containerized software and provide instruction on how to produce containers.