Running Singularity Containers on SDSC's Comet Supercomputer

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 9am-11am, PDT

Marty Kandes, Ph.D.

This 2-hour webinar provides an introduction to running Singularity containers on Comet for users currently using Comet and those who want to know more about running Singularity on Comet. Marty Kandes provides an in-depth review of the important issues pertaining to running Singularity in the Comet high-performance ecosystem. 

Download the slides for this presentation (PDF).

Watch the video recording (jump ahead to 19:30). 



  • Introduction and Background
  • Brief Overview of Comet
  • Introduction to Singularity
    • Building containers
    • Pulling containers
    • Using existing containers
  • Review of Current Pre-built Containers
  • Important Issues to Consider When Running Singularity on Comet
  • Examples and Demonstration
  • Summary

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