12-16 October 2015
Brookhaven National Laboratory
America/New_York timezone

An initial evaluation of Docker at the RACF

14 Oct 2015, 10:00
Bldg. 510 - Physics Department Large Seminar Room (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Bldg. 510 - Physics Department Large Seminar Room

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Upton, NY 11973
Grid, Cloud & Virtualisation Grid, Cloud and Virtualization


Christopher Hollowell (Brookhaven National Laboratory)


Application containers have become a competitive alternative to virtualized servers. Containers allow applications to be written once, distributed across a heterogeneous environment (ie, cloud, remote data centers) and executed transparently on multiple platforms without the performance overhead commonly found on virtual systems. We present an initial evaluation of Docker, along with a description of the testbeds and the sample applications used to simulate a distributed computing environment, and we examine the pros and cons of Docker containers in the RACF environment.
Length of presentation (max. 20 minutes) 20

Primary authors

Alexandr Zaytsev (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) Christopher Hollowell (Brookhaven National Laboratory) Costin Caramarcu (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) Mr Joseph Zuhusky (Brookhaven National Laboratory) Mr Tejas Rao (Brookhaven National Laboratory) Tony Wong (Brookhaven National Laboratory) William Strecker-Kellogg (Brookhaven National Lab)

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