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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 Experiment Factory (v2.0) Beta Nobody ever goes in… and nobody ever comes out. I’m excited to share more progress on the now beta version of The Experiment Factory, with the following updates: support for postgresql, sqlite, and mysql in addition to the default filesystem... Read more

The Experiment Factory (v2.0) Alpha Nobody ever goes in… and nobody ever comes out. I’m pleased to share that I’ve been working on a new alpha version of The Experiment Factory, completely redone to deploy “Reproducible Experiment Containers.” It’s a beautiful combination of Singularity’s new... Read more

Adding Container Labels Dynamically Here is a quick snippet for how to dynamically add labels to your Singularity Container at build time, which are then exposed when you inspect it. First, here is the recipe: We are basically copying the Python helpers from Singularity... Read more

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