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Intro to Singularity training course

30 August 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Event cost: Free

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is hosting Dr Michael Bauer who is a principal software engineer at Sylabs and was integral in the development of Singularity. Michael will be in Perth on the 30th August to conduct a training session on Introduction to Singularity.

Target Audience

  • Participants should be comfortable navigating a Linux environment.
  • Prior Docker or other container environment is advantageous but not required.


  • The training sessions are interactive.
  • All participants must bring their own laptop with SSH client (and x windows support) to participant in the coding demos.
  • You cannot use an iPad or tablet.
  • Attendance will be limited to 20 participants only.
  • Participants must pre-register to ensure access to the coding exercises.


Date Thursday August 30, 2019
Location Australian Resources Research Centre (ARRC)
26 Dick Perry Avenue, Kensington, WA 6151
Instructor Dr. Michael Bauer


Introduction to Singularity


09:00 – 10:00 am Overview of containers
Importing and running Docker containers
Mounting filesystems
Running parallel workflows
Using GPUs

Coffee Break (10:00 – 10:15)


10:15-12:00 pm Programming Practise on Azure
Best practise and performance tips


If you are interested in taking advantage of the opportunity to attend this training course, please complete the following registration form.


For further information, please contact Mark Cheeseman (mark.cheeseman@pawsey.org.au)