The wait for TensorFlow on Windows is almost over

When will it be possible to run Google’s TensorFlow deep learning system on Windows with full GPU support? The short answer is “soon.”

The real holdup, though, hasn’t even been TensorFlow. It’s been the lack of a working Windows version of Bazel, Google’s in-house tool that delivers TensorFlow builds.

TensorFlow on Windows seems like a no-brainer. Support for GPU-accelerated applications on Windows is highly robust, and Windows is about as popular a platform as you could ask for. To that end, a GitHub issue has been open with TensorFlow for providing Windows support since November of last year.

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