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Do GPU provide faster training times?

Andy3Andy3 Member Posts: 7 Newbie
Hello,

I have heard that Rapidminer have some similarities with H2O, so when I read the article (sefiks.com/2019/11/07/why-you-should-build-xgboost-models-within-h2o/) that the H2O library have some turbo-button when the GPU is enable I hope the same thing was applied in Rapidminer though I haven't been able to test this out. My impression has been that only the CPU has been the most important thing when trying to decrease training times with the GBT-algorithm. Could someone from RM verify that RM has the same turbo-button or not? :smile:

Best regards
Andy

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  • mschmitzmschmitz Administrator, Moderator, Employee, RapidMiner Certified Analyst, RapidMiner Certified Expert, University Professor Posts: 2,635  RM Data Scientist
    Hi @Andy3,

    we have GPU support for neural networks in the Deep Learning extension, but not (yet) for GBTs.

    Best,
    Martin
    - Head of Data Science Services at RapidMiner -
    Dortmund, Germany
    Andy3
  • Andy3Andy3 Member Posts: 7 Newbie
    Hope to have it soon in for the GBTs.
  • Andy3Andy3 Member Posts: 7 Newbie
    Glad to hear that you do some work to update RM to latest stable version. Love to hear more about it :)
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