Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
THIS SESSION IS A Q&A SESSION, NOT A LIVE INSTRUCTION SESSION.
PLEASE HAVE QUESTIONS READY FOR THE REGISTERED SESSION; THE ZOOM MEETING WILL ONLY BE HOSTED FOR AS LONG AS THERE ARE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CONTENT BEING ASKED.
Please review the video linked below, and register if you would like to ask questions to a live MSI expert.
Containers are a hot topic in research computing, and promise to provide pre-built, guaranteed-to-function software in a self-contained image. Imagine running software exactly as the developers intended, but without the hassle of installing it and a dozen dependencies. This course will introduce users to containers and provide hands-on experience running both interactively and within batch scheduled jobs. We will make use of the Singularity module on Mesabi, and look at a variety of use-cases including Bio Tools (e.g., qiime, bwa, canu) and Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Tools (e.g., tensorflow and keras).
The Q&A will be hosted via Zoom, and instructions will be emailed to participants 24 hours before the scheduled session.