Yahoo donates CaffeOnSpark deep learning software to open source

YAHOO IS is to offer its CaffeOnSpark deep learning software to the community. The system was built to enhance Flickr’s image recognition engine, and is now available to open source for further development adaptation and general larking about with. The team explained in a blog post: “We believe that deep learning should be conducted in the same cluster along with existing data processing pipelines to support feature engineering and traditional (non-deep) machine learning. We created CaffeOnSpark to allow deep learning training and testing to be embedded into Spark applications.” The software is available on Yahoo’s GitHub repository and can be tested on Amazon Web Services’ EC2 cloud or on private Spark clusters. The team added: “Our goal is to make CaffeOnSpark widely available to deep learning scientists and researchers, and…


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