Kubeflow vs PyTorch: What are the differences?
Developers describe Kubeflow as "Machine Learning Toolkit for Kubernetes". The Kubeflow project is dedicated to making Machine Learning on Kubernetes easy, portable and scalable by providing a straightforward way for spinning up best of breed OSS solutions. On the other hand, PyTorch is detailed as "A deep learning framework that puts Python first". PyTorch is not a Python binding into a monolothic C++ framework. It is built to be deeply integrated into Python. You can use it naturally like you would use numpy / scipy / scikit-learn etc.
Kubeflow and PyTorch can be primarily classified as "Machine Learning" tools.
Kubeflow and PyTorch are both open source tools. It seems that PyTorch with 29.6K GitHub stars and 7.18K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Kubeflow with 7.04K GitHub stars and 1.03K GitHub forks.
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Why we built an open source, distributed training framework for TensorFlow , Keras , and PyTorch:
At Uber, we apply deep learning across our business; from self-driving research to trip forecasting and fraud prevention, deep learning enables our engineers and data scientists to create better experiences for our users.
TensorFlow has become a preferred deep learning library at Uber for a variety of reasons. To start, the framework is one of the most widely used open source frameworks for deep learning, which makes it easy to onboard new users. It also combines high performance with an ability to tinker with low-level model details—for instance, we can use both high-level APIs, such as Keras, and implement our own custom operators using NVIDIA’s CUDA toolkit.
Uber has introduced Michelangelo (https://eng.uber.com/michelangelo/), an internal ML-as-a-service platform that democratizes machine learning and makes it easy to build and deploy these systems at scale. In this article, we pull back the curtain on Horovod, an open source component of Michelangelo’s deep learning toolkit which makes it easier to start—and speed up—distributed deep learning projects with TensorFlow:
(Direct GitHub repo: https://github.com/uber/horovod)