Continuum Analytics Releases Newest Version of Anaconda

Version 1.2.1 Improves Performance and Provides Feature Enhancements for Numba Pro and IOPro

AUSTIN – December 4, 2012 – Continuum Analytics, the premier provider of Python-based data analytics solutions and services, today announced the release of the latest version of Anaconda, its premium collection of libraries for Python that includes Numba Pro, IOPro and wiseRF all in one package. Anaconda enables large-scale data management, analysis, and visualization for business intelligence, scientific analysis, engineering, machine learning, and more. The latest release, version 1.2.1, includes improved performance and feature enhancements for Numba Pro and IOPro.

Available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, Anaconda includes more than 80 of the most popular numerical and scientific Python libraries used by scientists, engineers and data analysts, with a single integrated and flexible installer. It seamlessly supports switching between multiple versions of Python and other packages, via a “Python environments” feature that allows mixing and matching different versions of Python, Numpy and Scipy.

New features and upgrades in the latest version of Anaconda include:

  • Performance and feature enhancements to Numba Pro and IOPro
  • Improved conda command
  • Added Qt to Linux versions
  • Added mdp, MLTK and pytest
  • Updated versions for open-source packages
  • Matplotlib 1.2 fully enabled for Linux and Windows

Continuum also offers a free and open-source version of Anaconda, the Anaconda Community Edition (CE), which provides a simple and flexible installer for all the packages that users need in order to start working with large datasets in Python.

More information about Anaconda 1.2.1 and Anaconda CE, including a complete list of features, can be found at:

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