Blog post

The JITter Conundrum - Just in Time for Your Traffic Jam

In interpreted languages, it just takes longer to get stuff done - I earlier gave the example where the Python source code a = b + c would result in a BINARY_ADD byte code which takes 78 machine instructions to do the add, but it's a single native ADD instruction if run in compiled language like C or C++. How can we speed this up? Or as the performance expert would say, how do I decrease...
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 20:00
Blog post

Doubling the Performance of OpenStack Swift with No Code Changes

My current gig is mostly about performance. I manage a group of software engineers dedicated to the languages becoming really important to the cloud and the datacenter.

Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:10
Article

How to Install the Python* Version of Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL)

Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) is a software solution that offers building blocks covering all the stages of data analytics, from preprocessing to decision making. The beta version of Intel DAAL 2017 provides support for the Python* language.
Authored by Gennady F. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 10/08/2018 - 03:42
Article

Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library - Decision Trees

Decision trees method is one of most popular approaches in machine learning. They can easily be used to solve different classification and regression tasks.
Authored by Gennady F. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 10:58