Rootconf 2017

On service reliability


Serverless Data Science with rorocloud

Submitted by Anand Chitipothu (@anandology) on Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Section: Flash talks of 5 mins duration Technical level: Intermediate


The talk presents the rorocloud tool that we are building to make data scientists run their experiements and notebooks in the cloud without having to worry about servers.

I’ll introduce the tool and explain how we’ve built the simple interface using AWS and Docker.


  • Introduction to rorocloud
  • Running programs in the cloud
  • Running notebooks
  • Storage
  • Copying files
  • Architecture Overview
  • Questions

Speaker bio

Anand has been crafting beautiful software since a decade and half. He’s now building a data science platform, rorodata, which he recently co-founded. He regularly conducts advanced programming courses through Pipal Academy.

He is co-author of, a micro web framework in Python.

He has worked at Strand Life Sciences and Internet Archive.




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