13-14 March 2023

O&N5 Research and Education Building
UZ Leuven
Herestraat 49
3000 Leuven
04.343 room (4th floor)

Docker (and Singularity) for reproducible and automated data analysis

The course will give an introduction to containers (Docker & Singularity) which are great components to achieve portability and reproducibility of your analysis. You will learn how to use containers and how to build a container from scratch, share it with others and how to re-use and modify existing containers. After an extensive explanation on Docker containers, Singularity will be highlighted as well.




  • Learn the concept of and the difference between Docker & Singularity containers 
  • Write a Docker recipe, build and run a Docker image and containers
  • Pull and push Docker container to / from Docker hub
  • Docker files and layers; Docker cashing
  • Working with volumes
  • Pull Docker containers as a Singularity image


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Organised by VIB Technology Training and ELIXIR Belgium