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May 20, 2021 | 10:30AM ET

How Distributed LightGBM on Dask Works

James Lamb, Saturn Cloud

In this talk, attendees will learn about LightGBM, a popular gradient boosting library. The talk offers details on distributed LightGBM training, and describes the main implementation of it using Dask. Attendees will learn which pieces of the Dask ecosystem LightGBM relies on, and what challenges LightGBM faces in using Dask to wrap existing distributed training code written in C++.