Example of training with Dask on CPU

from dask import array as da
from dask.distributed import Client, LocalCluster

import xgboost as xgb
from xgboost.dask import DaskDMatrix

def main(client):
    # generate some random data for demonstration
    m = 100000
    n = 100
    X = da.random.random(size=(m, n), chunks=100)
    y = da.random.random(size=(m, ), chunks=100)

    # DaskDMatrix acts like normal DMatrix, works as a proxy for local
    # DMatrix scatter around workers.
    dtrain = DaskDMatrix(client, X, y)

    # Use train method from xgboost.dask instead of xgboost.  This
    # distributed version of train returns a dictionary containing the
    # resulting booster and evaluation history obtained from
    # evaluation metrics.
    output = xgb.dask.train(client,
                            {'verbosity': 1,
                             'tree_method': 'hist'},
                            num_boost_round=4, evals=[(dtrain, 'train')])
    bst = output['booster']
    history = output['history']

    # you can pass output directly into `predict` too.
    prediction = xgb.dask.predict(client, bst, dtrain)
    print('Evaluation history:', history)
    return prediction

if __name__ == '__main__':
    # or use other clusters for scaling
    with LocalCluster(n_workers=7, threads_per_worker=4) as cluster:
        with Client(cluster) as client:

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.000 seconds)

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