Does a GPU helps?

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Does a GPU helps?

Post by rmorales » Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:27 am


We are creating a web application for modelling competence development by students, and we are in the process of creating dynamic bayesian networks on the basis of a competence map with around a hundred nodes (about 1.5 parents per node). We are requeting support from Amazon Web Services to host the server, and they have asked me if I need GPUs. So the question: is SMILE (pySMILE) able to take advantage of GPUs?


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Re: Does a GPU helps?

Post by shooltz[BayesFusion] » Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:47 pm

SMILE does not use the GPU for speeding the calculations.

We're using SMILE on AWS for a couple of years now, including AWS Lambda (serverless). We didn't encounter any problems, but if you have any AWS-specific issues, let us know.

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