Version 1.3 updates conda, NumbaPro, IOPro, and wiseRF Pine

Continuum Analytics, the premier provider of Python-based data analytics solutions and services,announced today the release of the latest version of Anaconda, its premium collection of libraries for Python that includes NumbaPro, IOPro, and wiseRF all in one package. Anaconda enables big data management, analysis, and cross-platform visualization for business intelligence, scientific analysis, engineering, machine learning, and more. The latest release, version 1.3, includes updates to conda, NumbaPro, IOPro, and wiseRF Pine.

Available on 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 also allows for the mixing and matching of different versions of Python (including Python 3.3 on a 64-bit Linux installation), NumPy, SciPy, etc., and the ability to easily switch between environments.

Improvements to the latest version of Anaconda include:

  • The ability to build your own packages using conda
  • New versions of wiseRF Pine and NumbaPro
  • New, faster data adapters for Mongo database in IOPro
  • New versions of currently included packages, notably cython v0.17.4, pandas v0.10.1, llvm 3.2
  • New packages: cubes, ply, pyparsing, mpi4py (OSX), googlecl, gdata, biopython

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 all of the changes in Anaconda version 1.3 can be found in the change log.