Computational Environments

In order to faciliate the reproducibility of research computing, all data processing is performed in containerized computational environments. These environments can be archived alongside the results of the data processing algorithms they have performed, in order to generate a complete record of the processing history. Moreover, such computional environment can be tracked with version control systems to capture which particular results were produced with which software version, in case data processing pipelines have to be adjusted throughout the lifetime of a project.

The CBBS imaging platform employs Singularity as the main workhorse for container-based data processing.