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Hi, I'm VanessaSaurus, a Software Engineer.
Building tools, containers, and cloudy things, with a penchant for Python and parsnips. -- about me


The Docker Destroyer I’ve had to reinstall my Ubuntu operating system once, and today almost twice, because of what comes down to a grubby daemon (no pun intended) sticking his sausage fingers into the important bits of my computer. What happened? Well, the... Read more

Standard Container Integration Format We are making progress in reproducibility by way of Linux Containers, and as a developer for Singularity I am throwing my latkes in the air! However, what is currently lacking is transparency and organization about what is inside containers. Right... Read more

Oranges Apart Rows upon rows, of choices to make! Tiny mountains of apple, orange and grape. The flurry of voices, and far cries around, “Only the best for sale! Not available year round!” The wafts of crisp peach, and then followed by... Read more

The Research Container Standard Containers, on the level of the operating system, are like houses. We carry an expectation that we find food in the kitchen, a bed in a bedroom, and toiletries in a bathroom. We can imagine a fresh Ubuntu image is... Read more