Lab notes & News

Containers for Enterprise Performance Computing, on Wall Street

Containers for Enterprise Performance Computing, on Wall Street

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Sylabs Heads to Wall Street to Discuss Containers for Enterprise Performance Computing Next month we will be sending  a team to New York City to participate in the 2018 HPC on Wall Street event which ... Read More...
A glimpse into Singularity 3.0

A glimpse into Singularity 3.0

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At Sylabs, our mission is to help guide the development of the open source container system know as Singularity. Today, we’d like to bring more light to the features pertinent to the upcoming release of ... Read More...
Sylabs Collaborates with Univa on Expanded Support for Singularity

Sylabs Collaborates with Univa on Expanded Support for Singularity

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Sylabs announces partnership with Univa®, a leading innovator in workload management and optimization solutions for high-performance computing (HPC) and enterprise customers, to offer enhanced support and integration for Singularity container platform in Univa Grid Engine ... Read More...
Securing Quick Wins with AI

Securing Quick Wins with AI

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Securing Quick Wins with AI Sylabs CEO, Greg Kurtzer will be moderating a panel of AI experts at Orange Silicon Valley’s upcoming conference, “Artificial Intelligence, real business – how Artificial Intelligence is reshaping business” being ... Read More...
Sylabs Launches Global Partner Program

Sylabs Launches Global Partner Program

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Sylabs Launches Global Partner Program Program provides partners with a commercially supported portfolio of services for organizations with AI, machine learning and deep learning workloads PacificTeck and Redapt sign on as partners to help expand ... Read More...
Sylabs Security Vulnerability Protocol

Sylabs Security Vulnerability Protocol

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Sylabs Security Vulnerability Protocol A lot rides on Singularity.   Some of the biggest HPC centers on the planet depend on Singularity containers every day to run mission-critical applications.  As stewards of the open source ... Read More...
Sylabs and Cray cooperate to secure Singularity on CLE5

Sylabs and Cray cooperate to secure Singularity on CLE5

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The Sylabs team has an exciting update regarding the recent PR_SET_NO_NEW_PRIVS security issue. In collaboration with Cray, it has been discovered that the PR_SET_NO_NEW_PRIVS prctl() option is properly supported within the SLES11SP3 and CLE5 kernel ... Read More...
Sylabs Container Library: Manage & Secure Containers

Sylabs Container Library: Manage & Secure Containers

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The single-file container image of Singularity is a unique feature that allows movement from one system to another as simple as transferring a file.  With a Singularity container image, there is no need to worry ... Read More...
What’s new in Singularity 2.5 and why it affects everyone using containers

What’s new in Singularity 2.5 and why it affects everyone using containers

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The Sylabs team recently discovered an exploit vector to all container runtimes, that allows a malicious user to gain additional privileges within a container on hosts running kernels that do not support the PR_SET_NO_NEW_PRIVS feature ... Read More...
Sylabs Remote Build Service

Sylabs Remote Build Service

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Sylabs Remote Build Service At Sylabs, our mission is to drive development of the open source Singularity project and expand the surrounding ecosystem positioning Singularity as the de-facto choice for HPC and Enterprise Performance Computing ... Read More...
Singularity Compatibility with Docker Containers

Singularity Compatibility with Docker Containers

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Many users first come to Singularity because they want to run an existing Docker container on a system where they can't run Docker natively. Later on, they may build their own containers via Singularity definition ... Read More...
Managing Singularity Branches

Managing Singularity Branches

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Greetings Singularity community! Based on a lengthy discussion about code organization during February’s hackathon, Singularity’s repository branches at https://github.com/singularityware/singularity will soon be reorganized. There are two main reasons to do this: 1) To reduce confusion ... Read More...
SIF -- Containing Your Containers

SIF — Containing Your Containers

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SIF -- Containing Your Containers One of Singularity’s design concepts in architecting a container solution is to  store a container as a single run-time file. This decision makes a container, which may consist of  several ... Read More...
Singularity + OCI = "Cloud Native" Enterprise Performance Computing

Singularity + OCI = “Cloud Native” Enterprise Performance Computing

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Singularity is witnessing heavy adoption from a classification of users interested in AI, Deep Learning, compute-driven-analytics, and even IoT. Characterized as “Enterprise Performance Computing” (EPC), these containerized workflows allow scientists and researchers to easily access the latest tools ... Read More...
Singularity Plugin Support

Singularity Plugin Support

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As development efforts continue, we also want to provide updates on the progress of the 3.0 release. One of the concepts mentioned in our previous post is the concept of plugins. With a few ideas ... Read More...
Singularity 3.0

Singularity 3.0

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As the hackathon approaches, we've set our sights firmly on Singularity 3.0 - slated for release in summer 2018. We're looking forward to working with the community to expand, modernize, and polish Singularity, and we ... Read More...
Singularity + Golang

Singularity + Golang

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As any developer or community contributor can tell you, some parts of the Singularity codebase can be confusing and frustrating to decipher. Particularly the messy CLI portion of the code, which is written in some ... Read More...
We Can Hardly Contain Ourselves!

We Can Hardly Contain Ourselves!

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Over the past few months, the Singularity development team has been hard at work on Sylabs and we're thrilled to finally share our hard work with the community. Sylabs has been created to be the ... Read More...
Sylabs Emerges from Stealth...

Sylabs Emerges from Stealth…

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Read the details here: SyLabs Press Release ... Read More...
Hello, World!

Hello, World!

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The last few years have been an amazing whirlwind within the high performance computing (HPC) community thanks to a buzzword that has finally moved from the enterprise world to scientific research. And that word? Containers ... Read More...