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JupyterHub Integration

Datalayer is engineered to function both as a standalone solution and in conjunction with industry standards like JupyterHub.

JupyterHub, a widely-used platform, can significantly benefit from the integration of Datalayer's Remote Kernels features. These enhancements are seamlessly incorporated, ensuring a transparent user experience.

JupyterHub administrators can effortlessly install the Datalayer extension to enable these features, providing users with an enriched computational environment.

Steps for Installation​

Prepare the Environment: Ensure that the JupyterHub instance is up-to-date.

Install the Extension: Execute the installation command for the Datalayer extension. To access the Datalayer features from JupyterHub, you need to use a JupyterLab or Jupyter Notebook with the Jupyter Kernels extension installed. For Kubernetes based deployments of JupyterHub, you need to configure your deployment with singleuser.extraFiles.

# Example configuration.
mountPath: /etc/jupyter/
stringData: |
c.DatalayerExtensionApp.Launcher.category="GPU""GPU Kernels"

Verify the Installation: Confirm the successful integration of Datalayer with JupyterHub: By following these steps, administrators can integrate Datalayer, leveraging its capabilities to augment the functionality of JupyterHub for all users.

User Flow​

  • User authenticates on Customer IAM
  • User launches Kernel on Customer solution
  • Users launches Kernels on Datalayer
  • User provides Identity (e.g. JWT)
  • Datalayer Operator calls the Customer to validate Identity (e.g. JWT…) and check available Credits
  • If validated, Datalayer Operator assigns a Kernel to the User and burns-down the User Credits (based on Reservations)


You need to provision the Kubernetes cluster with CRD:

  • Jupyterpool
  • Jupyter Environment
  • Jupyter Content

Datalayer ships the services on the Kubernetes cluster for:

  • Observability with Prometheus, Grafana and Loki.
  • Alerting with Prometheus.
  • Credits Usage.

Custom IAM and Credits​

IAM and Credit integrations between Customer and Datalayer, contact us to discuss your custom integration.