Tag: Benchmark

Benchmarking NVIDIA CUDA 9 and Amazon EC2 P3 Instances Using Fashion MNIST

In this post, Josh Poduska, Chief Data Scientist at Domino Data Lab, writes about benchmarking NVIDIA CUDA 9 and Amazon EC2 P3 Instances Using Fashion MNIST....

Intel’s Python Distribution is Smoking Fast, and Now it’s in Domino

Domino just finished benchmarking Intel’s Python Distribution, and it is fast, very fast. Intel’s Python distribution is available for use in Domino. Intel’s Python Distribution People...

New G3 Instances in AWS – Worth it for Machine Learning?

We benchmarked AWS’s new G3 instances for deep learning tasks and found they significantly outperform the older P2 instances. The new G3 instances are now available...

Benchmarking Predictive Models

It's been said that debugging is harder than programming. If we, as data scientists, are developing models ("programming") at the limits of our understanding, then we're...

Numenta Anomaly Benchmark: A Benchmark for Streaming Anomaly Detection

Written by Subutai Ahmad, VP Research at Numenta. With sensors invading our everyday lives, we are seeing an exponential increase in the availability of streaming, time-series...

A Quick Benchmark of Hashtable Implementations in R

UPDATE: I am humbled and thankful to have had so much feedback on this post! It started out as a quick and dirty benchmark but I...

The R Data I/O Shootout

We pit newcomer R data I/O package, feather, against popular packages data.table, readr, and the venerable saveRDS/writeRDS functions from base R. While feather fared well, it...