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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

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Multiprocessing for Faster Downloads Has this ever happened to you? Today I woke up and wanted to know if I could download a file faster. Specifically, this would be for the Singularity back end Python API that does the simple streaming of Docker layers... Read more

Serving Singularity Containers I wanted to make a web application that understood containers. As a researcher, or a developer, I want to be able to drop my containers into a folder, and then have the application serve them without any additional work. So... Read more

R Analysis in a Container I met a data scientist named Joris Muller via one of my general statistics blog feeds, and he was working on cool project to show how easy it was to make reproducible workflows. I thought this was awesome, and wanted... Read more

Pokemon Server There is a (sort of) old technology called telnet which is basically a simple messaging protocol that works through sockets. It’s not ideal in that the information sent isn’t secure, but for a little fun application running on a server... Read more