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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


Hairballs and Binaries I mean it with the utmost affection when I say that many high performance computing applications are like hairballs. Often when we are aspiring for peak performance, we bring in many system and shared libraries, and (in contrast to a... Read more

Speaking Opportunities Giving talks is a part of being an academic, and it crosses over into industry software engineering too. We often have ideas or vision that we want to share, and talks are a good way to do that. I’ve found... Read more

Kubernetes Operator Helpers I was recently working on a new operator that I’m fairly excited about, the Metrics Operator when it so happened that I had an impossible situation - I wanted to use the metrics operator design with a shared process namespace... Read more

Learning The Self We are often caught up in how we are supposed to be, feeling guilt for the way that we are not, and even artificially crafting ourselves into the mold that is so desired. The problem is that if you are... Read more