Commit 61ea4f30 authored by André Anjos's avatar André Anjos 💬
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Merge branch 'add_beat_env_example' into 'master'

Update docker related information

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We use specific docker images to run user algorithms. Download the following
base images before you try to run tests or experiments on your computer::
$ docker pull
$ docker pull
$ docker pull
$ docker pull
$ docker pull beatenv/beat.env.db.examples:1.4.1r0
$ docker pull beatenv/beat.env.python:2.1.0r7
$ docker pull beatenv/beat.env.cxxdev:2.0.0r4
$ docker pull beatenv/beat.env.cxx:2.0.0r4
Optionally, also download the following images to be able to re-run experiments
Optionally, you can also download other images to be able to re-run experiments
downloaded from the BEAT platform (not required for unit testing). These docker
images corresponds to the python environment available on the platform. Keep in
mind that at the moment you cannot use different environments to run each block
when you are using BEAT locally (meaning not using the Docker executor)::
when you are using BEAT locally unless using the Docker executor. These images
can be found on the `beatenv docker hub repository`_.
$ docker pull
$ docker pull
$ docker pull
Before pulling these images, you should check the registry as there might have
been new release (i.e. rX versions).
......@@ -103,6 +101,21 @@ To run an experiment using docker you should specify the docker image when defin
You can find more information about running experiments locally using different executors in the "Experiments" section of "beat.cmdline" in `BEAT documentation`_.
Custom image development
Scientific development evolving quickly, the platform provided runtime environments
may not contain everything you need for your algorithms to run. In that case, you
can prepare your own environment using the following git repository.
$ git clone
The examples provided there will allow you to build docker images suitable both
for algorithm execution and if needed database handling.
Instructions are provided in the repository.
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.. _restructuredtext:
.. _BEAT documentation:
.. _the docker website:
.. _beatenv docker hub repository:
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