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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


Nuances of Job Design: Testing with Kueue This weekend I delved into (what I thought might be) a very simple project. For some context, the week earlier (this last week) was completely lovely - I was doing my first exploration into understanding of a queueing system for... Read more

Snakemake Kueue Executor I’ve been excited about an idea for almost a year now, or more accurately maybe 6-7 months. I started thinking about it after developing the Flux Operator and realizing that we were not super great at running workflows in HPC-land.... Read more

Authentic The Merriam Webster 2023 word of the year is authentic. Along with reflecting on my birthday the end of year strangely turns into a time for reflection. I reflected quite intentionally back in 2011 and then recently in 2022 and... Read more

Controlling of Resources for Pods in Kubernetes This story starts a few months ago, when I was having a small hackathon with Antonio and he showed me something magic. At the time, we were debugging networking for the Flux Operator, but on the cluster he had created,... Read more