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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


2022 Reflections This is my annual “Reflections” post, and I have a lot to reflect on this year! In no particular order, this year I have started to have more awareness about career progression, and how the barriers to success, and even... Read more

Converged Computing For many years, there has been a battle between cloud and HPC. The cloud side of the equation says “micro services, cloud native!” and the HPC side says “too expensive!” Conversations often don’t progress because both sides are up-in-arms and... Read more

Containerize It, Baby! I’ve just submit my entry to the HPC Guru Elevator Pitch Contest for the Supercomputing 2022 conference! I’m fairly sure (like many of these contests) it will be a politically correct winner - someone that is best appealing to the... Read more

The Love of the Dinosaur I received a really nice complement from Paulo Almeida today that gave me pause: First, it was just incredibly kind to say. I’ve always felt different, and that most things about me are wrong, so hearing this was surprising. It... Read more