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From Nakul Jindal <naku...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discuss] GSoC 2018
Date Sat, 27 Jan 2018 21:57:20 GMT
This is awesome!
I am guessing the goal is to have this epic be a summer worth of
mini-projects for a single GSoC student, isthat correct?



On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 7:46 PM, Matthias Boehm <mboehm7@gmail.com> wrote:

> just FYI: I've created https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SYSTEMML-2083
> with the gsoc2018 label. If you have additional project ideas, please file
> the respective JIRAs. Thanks.
>
> Regards,
> Matthias
>
> On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 12:13 AM, Matthias Boehm <mboehm7@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > yes, that is a good idea and we should leverage this opportunity. I'm
> > happy to mentor a project as well, specifically on parameter server
> > architectures for distributed deep learning in SystemML.
> >
> > Right now we can emulate synchronous parameter servers with parfor, but
> > there are other architectures like asynchronous, stale-synchronous,
> > heterogeneity-aware, and decentralized, which we should support as well
> in
> > form of a dedicated runtime infrastructure similar to local/remote
> parfor.
> > If done right, we should be able to leverage common primitives in parfor
> > and these parameter servers.
> >
> > Apart from better support for distributed deep learning, this would bring
> > us much closer to the goal of a unified framework for large-scale machine
> > learning as we would be the only framework that supports data-parallel
> > (distributed ops), task-parallel (parfor), and model-parallel (parameter
> > server) execution strategies in a single system.
> >
> > I'll create an epic with sub tasks later this week. The goal would be to
> > integrate these parameter servers with the underlying data-parallel
> > framework to have a common runtime for distributed operations and
> > automatically support all underlying resource schedulers such as YARN,
> > Mesos, and Kubernetes. Since the project is relatively large, we might
> need
> > to split it up into multiple GSoC projects along with multiple mentors.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Matthias
> >
> > On 1/22/2018 8:53 AM, Nakul Jindal wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Krishna,
> >>
> >> That is a great idea. Thank you for offering to be a mentor/co-mentor.
> >> I suggest that you think of a list of projects that you can mentor,
> >> discuss
> >> them on the mailing list and we can add them as JIRAs with the
> appropriate
> >> tags (as required by Apache).
> >>
> >> If there are students on this mailing list who want to suggest a topic,
> >> that is very welcome too. If a mentor is willing to take it on, they
> will
> >> respond either here or on a JIRA.
> >>
> >> -Nakul
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sun, Jan 21, 2018 at 9:49 PM, Krishna Kalyan <
> krishnakalyan3@gmail.com
> >> >
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hello All,
> >>> I was wondering if system-ml community was planning to participate in
> >>> GSoC
> >>> this year. I had a wonderful time last year and learned a lot!.
> >>>
> >>> If we could have a couple of JIRAS for GSoC 2018 it would be great. I
> am
> >>> willing to help out as a mentor/ co-mentor if that is a bottleneck.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> [1] GSoC Website (https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/)
> >>> [2] GSoC Time Line (https://developers.google.
> >>> com/open-source/gsoc/timeline)
> >>> [3] GSoC 2017 JIRA (https://issues.apache.org/
> jira/browse/SYSTEMML-1451)
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Krishna
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
>

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