Using SWAN with docker/singularity containers


Is it possible to run custom software stacks using something like docker containers inside SWAN?


Dear Alex,

Not at the moment. We are now working on allowing users to configure custom software environments that are independent of the LCG releases. This means you could specify a set of packages to be installed and we’d create a session with exactly that environment (we’ll start with Python venv, conda will probably be added later).

This is not configuring the whole container image but it already provides you with some flexibility to define the packages you want to use. Would that be enough for your use case?