[Numpy-discussion] mkl usage
Thu Feb 23 14:19:29 CST 2012
Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> 23.02.2012 20:44, Francesc Alted kirjoitti:
>> On Feb 23, 2012, at 1:33 PM, Neal Becker wrote:
>>> Is mkl only used for linear algebra? Will it speed up e.g., elementwise
>>> transendental functions?
>> Yes, MKL comes with VML that has this type of optimizations:
> And also no, in the sense that Numpy and Scipy don't use VML.
My question is:
"Should I purchase MKL?"
To what extent will it speed up my existing python code, without my having to
exert (much) effort?
So that would be numpy/scipy.
I'd entertain trying other things, if it wasn't much effort.
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