[Numpy-discussion] Direct GPU support on NumPy

Lev E Givon lev at columbia.edu
Tue Jan 2 12:49:34 EST 2018


On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 10:37 AM, Yasunori Endo <jo7ueb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I recently started working with Python and GPU,
> found that there're lot's of libraries provides
> ndarray like interface such as CuPy/PyOpenCL/PyCUDA/etc.
> I got so confused which one to use.
>
> Is there any reason not to support GPU computation
> directly on the NumPy itself?
> I want NumPy to support GPU computation as a standard.
>
> If the reason is just about human resources,
> I'd like to try implementing GPU support on my NumPy fork.
> My goal is to create standard NumPy interface which supports
> both CUDA and OpenCL, and more devices if available.
>
> Are there other reason not to support GPU on NumPy?
>
> Thanks.
> --
> Yasunori Endo

Check out numba - it may already address some of your needs:

https://numba.pydata.org/
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Lev E. Givon, PhD
http://lebedov.github.io



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