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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


Service Timing The start of the story for what appears to be a Kubernetes Service Bug! This is a fun story of debugging, which I like to write every so often because I find debugging generally satisfying, and like an adventurers story... Read more

What it was like to be me... 15 years ago I recently stumbled on an old post from about 15 years ago, and in it a make a solid effort to describe my life experience. This post gave me pause, because although so much has changed, and I can barely... Read more

Remote Monkey As an avid World of Warcraft player in my younger years, I’ve loved the code monkey video since the first time I saw it. For those that aren’t familiar, it depicts a big, aggressive looking “code monkey” (that we assume... Read more

On-Demand, Flexible HPC I’ve been thinking a lot lately about workflows as I’ve been developing the Flux Operator. For some background, the Flux Operator is a Kubernetes operator that submits jobs to a Flux “MiniCluster” - or a Flux cluster running in networked... Read more