Sylabs, a leading provider of container runtime solutions for Trusted Enterprise Performance Computing (TEPC), announced today that it has entered into a multi-phase collaboration with Google Cloud as a Technology Partner. Aimed at systematically addressing enterprise requirements in a cloud-native fashion, the first phase of the collaboration will be based upon availability of Sylabs’ SingularityPRO via the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace.
Derived from the open source Singularity Community code base, SingularityPRO is a container platform hardened and secured specifically for customers with compute-driven workloads typical of TEPC use cases. Singularity is a widely adopted container runtime that implements a unique security model to mitigate privilege escalation risks, and provides a platform to capture a complete application environment into a single file. Aligned with the demands of the enterprise, SingularityPRO delivers support, enhanced stability, and security through a long-term support model.
Singularity containers introduce a highly mobile image format that ensures immutability and reproducibility. With community adoption numbering some 40,000 users who run many millions of applications containerized by Singularity per day, SingularityPRO is a natural fit as an enterprise-grade, professionally supported offering. With the rapid expansion of AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and compute-driven analytics, Sylabs is qualified to provide the SingularityPRO offering.