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Launch a Notebook Server from a Base Image

To work with a notebook in Kubeflow we first need to launch a notebook server. To do this, follow the steps below.

1. View the Home screen in your MiniKF Kubeflow deployment.

The MiniKF home screen

2. Select the Notebooks pane from the main navigation menu.

Select the notebooks pane

You will see the Notebook Servers dashboard. Unless you have already launched one or more notebook servers, your dashboard will be empty.

Select the notebooks pane

3. Click the NEW SERVER button.

Click the NEW SERVER button

Once you have clicked NEW SERVER, a form will appear that will enable you to provide the settings for your notebook server.

Provide settings for your notebook server

4. Enter a name.

In the Name field, enter a name, e.g., learn-rok-snapshotting.

Enter a name

5. Add a data volume.

Scroll down to the Data Volumes field. Add a data volume. The field values will auto-complete. You do not need to make any changes to the field values set for you.

Add a data volume

6. Click the LAUNCH button.

Scroll to the bottom of the form and click the LAUNCH button to create your notebook server.

Click the *LAUNCH* button

7. Connect to your notebook server.

To connect to the notebook server you’ve just created, click the CONNECT button in the Notebook Servers dashboard.

Click the CONNECT button

Once you connect, you will see the Jupyter notebooks server user interface with an open file browser pane and launcher tab.