Answering Questions About Model Delivery on AWS at Strata

This post is a recap of the common questions Domino answered in the booth at Strata New York. We answered questions about access to EC2 machines, managing environments, and model delivery. One of the best parts about being at an event like Strata is the chance to spend time with data scientists and data science […]

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New G3 instances in AWS – Worth it for ML?

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 for use in Domino. AWS recently announced a new GPU-powered EC2 Instances type, the G3. These new G3 instances are now available on Domino, so you can use them […]

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Horizontal Scaling for Parallel Experimentation

The amount of time data scientists spend waiting for experiment results is the difference between making incremental improvements and making significant advances. With parallel experimentation, data scientists can run more experiments faster, leaving more time to try novel and unorthodox approaches—the kind that lead to exponential improvements and discoveries. In a previous article we demonstrated […]

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Train Deep Learning Model with R Studio in AWS EC2

AWS provides us with approachable GPU based cloud computing capability with minimal cost. We will talk about the steps to take advantage of AWS EC2 to build GPU computing for our model training in R. 1.  Register AWS account… 2. Find EC2 service 3. Click “launch instance” and go for this one labeled Free tier […]

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Deep Learning on GPUs without the Environment Setup

We have seen an explosion of interest among data scientists who want to use GPUs for training deep learning models. While the libraries to support this (e.g., keras, TensorFlow, etc) have become very powerful, data scientists are still plagued with configuration issues that limit their productivity. For example, a recent post on the keras blog […]

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Add Users to Google Compute Engine / EC2 Instances

In the past, when I wanted to share a Linux box with other users, it was simply by creating another user and making sure their password are ‘strong’. These days, it’s much safer not to use passwords over ssh but rather keys in order to connect (over ssh) to your machines in the cloud. Here is […]

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