Apr 18 – 22, 2016
DESY Zeuthen
Europe/Berlin timezone

Using Containers for HPC Workloads

Apr 21, 2016, 11:10 AM
Seminar room 3 (DESY Zeuthen)

Seminar room 3

DESY Zeuthen

Platanenallee 6, 15738 Zeuthen (near Berlin), Germany
Grid, Cloud & Virtualisation Grids, clouds, virtualisation


Mr Fritz Ferstl (UNIVA)


Containers have quite some history but Docker has helped to make them an exciting trend which has first penetrated DevOps and is now spreading out further in the IT industry. How can containers be utilized in an HPC environment and what benefits can be gained? This paper describes the status quo of container technology, analyzes benefits as well as disadvantages, discusses use case scenarios for HPC and provides detail about integrating container technology with state-of-the-art workload management technology.
Length of presentation (minutes, max. 20) 20

Primary author

Mr Fritz Ferstl (UNIVA)

Presentation materials