Reference : FEniCS in Linux Containers
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Computational Sciences
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/21482
FEniCS in Linux Containers
English
Hale, Jack mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) > Engineering Research Unit >]
Li, Lizao [University of Minnesota]
Wells, Garth N. [University of Cambridge]
29-Jun-2015
No
International
FEniCS 15
29-06-2015 to 1-07-2015
Imperial College London
London
United Kingdom
[en] Docker ; Containers
[en] We present a collection of Docker images for running FEniCS in Linux containers. With one command, a user can launch a lightweight container that provides a consistent environment for using or developing FEniCS. Once the initial image has been fetched, 'FEniCS terminals' can be launched near-instantly. We show through a range of tests that performance within a container is to equal to that on the host system. Moreover, MPI programs can be run from inside the container, and host CPU vectorisation features can be exploited. In practice, container versions of FEniCS will be faster than user installations as the container images can be carefully tuned for performance. Live demonstrations of user and developer container use will be presented. The containers are built and hosted on Docker Hub
Fonds National de la Recherche - FnR
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students ; General public
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/21482
10.6084/m9.figshare.1472955
http://easychair.org/smart-program/FEniCS'15/2015-06-29.html#talk:7441

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