[IPython-dev] Recommended hardware specs?
andy at payne.org
Fri Jul 11 07:40:27 EDT 2014
On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 6:02 AM, Jasmine Lognnes <
princess.jasmine.lognnes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know the recommended hardware specs for one instance of
> IPython? Numer of CPU's, speed and memory.
This is very difficult to answer generally, as it depends *entirely *on
what sort of interactive computing you are doing and how compute intensive
it is. I've run the notebook server on everything from a seven-year-old
MacBook to a 3 GHz quad core Intel server with 32 gig of RAM -- it all
works, just at different speeds.
If you want to get a sense of performance, you might consider starting with
a free virtual server at Amazon http://aws.amazon.com/free/, Rackspace
http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/servers/pricing/, etc. (not endorsing any
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