Container MythbustersMichael E. JenningsHPC Systems TeamLos Alamos National Laboratory
As containers initially grew to prominence within the greater Linux community, particularly in the hyperscale/cloud and web application space, there was very little information out there about using Linux containers for high-performance computing (HPC) at all, so those who were interested in making use of this fledgling technology were pretty much on their own. Today, we have the opposite problem: There's so much information out there on this topic nowadays - much of it confusing, confounding, or even conflicting! - that it can be all but impossible to separate the facts from the fluff...or worse, the Dumbledores from the Voldemorts!In this seminar, we'll confront this problem head-on by clearing up some common misconceptions about containers, bust some myths born out of misunderstanding and marketing hype alike, and learn how to safely (and securely!) navigate the Linux container landscape with an eye toward what the future holds for containers in HPC and how we can all get there together!
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