Accelerate Python* Performance

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Supercharge Python* applications and speed up core computational packages with this performance-oriented distribution.

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Available on conda*, pip*, APT GET, YUM, and Docker*

Using Intel® Distribution for Python

You can:

  • Achieve faster Python* application performance—right out of the box—with minimal or no changes to your code
  • Accelerate NumPy*, SciPy*, and scikit-learn* with integrated Intel® Performance Libraries such as Intel® Math Kernel Library and Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library
  • Access the latest vectorization and multithreading instructions, Numba* and Cython*, composable parallelism with Threading Building Blocks, and more

Who Needs This Product

Machine Learning Developers, Data Scientists, and Analysts

Easily implement performance-packed, production-ready scikit-learn algorithms.

Numerical and Scientific Computing Developers

Accelerate and scale the compute-intensive Python packages NumPy, SciPy, and mpi4py.

High-Performance Computing (HPC) Developers

Unlock the power of modern hardware to accelerate your Python applications.

Fast-track machine learning and move data to actionable results and insights faster with Intel® Distribution for Python* and Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library.


What’s New

This release offers many performance improvements, including:

  • Faster machine learning with scikit-learn key algorithms accelerated with Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library
  • The latest TensorFlow* and Caffe* libraries optimized for Intel® architecture
  • The XGBoost package included in the Intel® Distribution for Python (Linux* only)

Release Notes

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Commercial Support with Intel® Parallel Studio XE

Intel® Distribution for Python* is included in our flagship product, Intel® Parallel Studio XE. This powerful, robust suite of software development tools has everything you need to write Python native extensions: C and Fortran compilers, numerical libraries, and profilers. Help boost application performance by taking advantage of the ever-increasing processor core counts and vector register widths available in processors based on technology from Intel and other compatible processors. The 30-day trial includes online customer support.

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Key Specifications

  • Target operating system: Linux*, Windows® 10, macOS*
  • Versions: Python* 2.7 and 3.6
  • Package management: conda, pip

Compatible with: Microsoft Visual Studio*, PyCharm*

System Requirements: Windows, Linux, macOS