I am pleased to announce the first product release of Intel® Distribution for Python* powered by Anaconda*. Why is Intel making a python distribution? We want python users to get the productivity they are accustomed to without having to compromise on performance. Our customers told us that it was difficult to get a Python that could fully utilize the latest processors.
By Jacob Munkberg, Jon Hasselgren, Petrik Clarberg, Magnus Andersson and Tomas Akenine-Möller
The Intel® Distribution for Python* mkl-mic package allows Automatic Offload (AO) of workloads to Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessors.
AO is currently only available on Linux* platforms.
Follow these steps to enable AO:
Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) is high performance library, which provides a rich set of algorithms, ranging from the most basic descriptive statistics for datasets to more advanced data mining and machine learning algorithms. It can help developer develop highly optimized big data algorithm with relatively little effort. It’s designed for use with popular data platforms including Hadoop*, Spark*, R, and Matlab*.