Accelerating Spark 3.0 and XGBoost End-to-End Training and Hyperparameter Tuning

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/accelerating-spark-3-0-and-xgboost-end-to-end-training-and-hyperparameter-tuning/

At GTC Spring 2020, Adobe, Verizon Media, and Uber each discussed how they used Spark 3.0 with GPUs to accelerate and scale ML big data pre-processing, training, and tuning pipelines. Adobe Intelligent Services achieved a 7x performance improvement and 90 percent cost savings with a GPU-based Spark 3.0 and XGBoost intelligent email solution to optimize…