Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Shrinkwrap Containers at CERN

Tim Shaffer attended the 2019 CVMFS Workshop and presented "Shrinkwrap: Creating HPC Containers", work done together with Nick Hazekamp.  Shrinkwrap is a tool that profiles applications using the CVMFS filesystem and generates a minimal container image with only the parts of the global filesystem that were actually used:

Since the LHC is currently shut down between runs, attendees were able to tour  the experiment hall and see the CMS detector up close!