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Google Colaboratory more commonly referred to as “Google Colab” or just simply “Colab” is a research project for prototyping Machine learning models on powerful hardware options such as GPUs and TPUs. It is a serverless Jupyter notebook environment.
Starting out with Colab
(1). Go to https://colab.research.google.com/
(2). Open a Python 3 Notebook.
Change Runtime Settings
(1). Go to Runtime > Change Runtime time.
(2). Here, the options exit to change the Python runtime and harware accelerator to a GPU or TPU.
- Notebooks on Colab are stored on Google Drive.
- Notebooks can also be saved to Github or as a Github Gist.
- They can be downloaded to the local machine.
Notebooks can be uploaded from Google Drive, Github or the local machine.