XSEDE Capability Delivery Plan for "RC-06: Find a software container that will help set up a specific runtime environment"

Use Case RC-06: Find a software container that will help set up a specific runtime environment

Area: Community Building
URLs: Review

Executive Summary: A community member needs to discover a container image that will help set up the runtime environment needed for their work.

Organization: 
XSEDE
First CDP: 2019-10-23
Current CDP: 
Current Implementation Status: 
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About 1 day of effort to identify and register public container registries/repositories/libraries in the Research Software Portal (software.xsede.org). A reference to these registries/repositories/libraries will be included in XSEDE's using containers documentation.

This capability is currently supported by the following 3 components:
Component User facing? Component’s role in the capability
Docker Hub yes Registry for discovering Docker containers
Research Software Portal (RSP) yes Enables community members to discover public container registries (a.k.a catalogs or libraries)
Singularity Container Collaboration and Registry yes Registry for discovering Singularity containers