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Introduction to Linux Containers for Research

· One min read
Jennings Zhang
Research Developer @ Boston Children's Hospital
  1. Containers are useful for portability
  2. Containerization shifts the burden of software installation to the developer/publisher, not the users
  3. Containers are useful for compatibility
  4. How to use Docker CLI (properly)
  5. Using Apptainer as an alternative to Docker
  6. Running containers locally, on E2, and on ChRIS

Link to slides: jennings_intro_to_containers.pdf

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