Providing Security in Container-Based HPC Runtime Environments

  • Holger Gantikow
  • Christoph Reich
  • Martin Knahl
  • Nathan Clarke
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46079-6_48

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9945)
Cite this paper as:
Gantikow H., Reich C., Knahl M., Clarke N. (2016) Providing Security in Container-Based HPC Runtime Environments. In: Taufer M., Mohr B., Kunkel J. (eds) High Performance Computing. ISC High Performance 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9945. Springer, Cham

Abstract

Virtualization at the operating system level utilizing container technologies provides reduced performance overhead over Type-1 hypervisors for HPC and also adds many possibilities to significantly improve the often demanded flexibility of such an installation. This paper discusses technologies and concepts on several layers that can be applied to securely integrate container-based virtualization in a multitenant HPC environment, requiring both security and high performance.

Keywords

Virtualization Container Docker HPC Security 

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Holger Gantikow
    • 1
  • Christoph Reich
    • 2
  • Martin Knahl
    • 2
  • Nathan Clarke
    • 3
  1. 1.science + computing agTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Hochschule FurtwangenFurtwangenGermany
  3. 3.Plymouth UniversityPlymouthUK

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