Introducing Databricks Runtime 5.1 for Machine Learning

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Last week, we released Databricks Runtime 5.1 Beta for Machine Learning. As part of our commitment to provide developers the latest deep learning frameworks, this release includes the best of these libraries. In particular, our PyTorch addition makes it simple for a developer to simply import the appropriate Python torch modules and start coding, without […]

A Guide to AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning Talks at Spark + AI 2019

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To a good degree, this back-of-the-envelope flowchart, by Karen Hao of MIT Technology Review, charts to elucidate what constitutes the use of AI in the grand scheme of things. source: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612404/is-this-ai-we-drew-you-a-flowchart-to-work-it-out/ While many conferences may not have a flowchart to select sessions to identify what’s AI, the sessions, though, do speak to technical aspects that […]

Introducing Databricks Runtime 5.0 for Machine Learning

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Six months ago we introduced the Databricks Runtime for Machine Learning with the goal of making machine learning performant and easy on the Databricks Unified Analytics Platform. The Databricks Runtime for ML comes pre-packaged with many ML frameworks and enables distributed training and inference. Today we are excited to release the second iteration including Conda […]

Introducing HorovodRunner for Distributed Deep Learning Training

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Today, we are excited to introduce HorovodRunner in our Databricks Runtime 5.0 ML! HorovodRunner provides a simple way to scale up your deep learning training workloads from a single machine to large clusters, reducing overall training time. Motivated by the needs of many of our users who want to train deep learning models on datasets […]

Applying your Convolutional Neural Network: On-Demand Webinar and FAQ Now Available!

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Try this notebook in Databricks On October 25th, we hosted a live webinar—Applying your Convolutional Neural Network—with Denny Lee, Technical Product Marketing Manager at Databricks. This is the third webinar of a free deep learning fundamental series from Databricks. In this webinar, we dived deeper into Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs), a particular type of neural […]

Training your Neural Network: On-Demand Webinar and FAQ Now Available!

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Try this notebook in Databricks On October 9th, we hosted a live webinar—Training your Neural Network—on Data Science Central with Denny Lee, Technical Product Marketing Manager at Databricks. This is the second webinar of a free deep learning fundamental series from Databricks. In this webinar, we covered the principles for training your neural network including […]

Deep Learning Is Creating A Competitive Edge For Social Traders

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Deep Learning, Machine Learning, SmartData Collective Exclusive, Social Data, social traders

Description: Just like cryptocurrencies took the world by storm, social trading is making strides in becoming the hot trend in the world of trading. Is Social Trading the Next Big Thing? Deep learning algorithms have played a very important role in the evolution of social media. There are a number of other applications for these […]

MLflow v0.7.0 Features New R API by RStudio

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Today, we’re excited to announce MLflow v0.7.0, released with new features, including a new MLflow R client API contributed by RStudio. A testament to MLflow’s design goal of an open platform with adoption in the community, RStudio’s contribution extends the MLflow platform to a larger R community of data scientists who use RStudio and R […]

Introduction to Neural Networks: On-Demand Webinar and FAQ Now Available!

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Deep Learning, Ecosystem, Keras, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Platform, TensorFlow

Try this notebook in Databricks On September 27th, we hosted a live webinar—Introduction to Neural Networks—with Denny Lee, Technical Product Marketing Manager at Databricks. This is the first webinar of a free deep learning fundamental series from Databricks. In this webinar, we covered the fundamentals of deep learning to better understand what gives neural networks […]

Identify Suspicious Behavior in Video with Databricks Runtime for Machine Learning

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Apache Spark, Company Blog, Deep Learning, Deep Learning Pipelines, Education, Engineering Blog, Machine Learning, OpenCV, Platform, Product, TensorFlow, Video Analytics

Try this notebook series in Databricks With the exponential growth of cameras and visual recordings, it is becoming increasingly important to operationalize and automate the process of video identification and categorization. Applications ranging from identifying the correct cat video to visually categorizing objects are becoming more prevalent.  With millions of users around the world generating […]