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Saturn Cloud is a data science and machine learning platform for scalable Python. Data scientists can quickly use Dask clusters, GPUs, deploy cloud resources to expand their data science capabilities, collaborate throughout an entire project lifecycle, and more.

Mozn is the data and AI leader in the region, empowering enterprises to make mission-critical decisions through the power of data. Through our proprietary R&D in Risk and NLU, SaaS AI Products, and AI Solutions, we transform the way our clients work and generate long-lasting business impact.

Man Group is a technology-empowered, global active investment management firm, which runs $108.3 bn (as at 30th June 2020) of client capital in liquid and private markets, managed by investment specialists based around the world. Headquartered in London, the firm has 15 international offices and operates across multiple jurisdictions. Our business has five specialist investment engines, which represent the range of our capabilities: Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man GPM.


RStudio open-source and enterprise-ready, professional software pairs robust and reproducible data analysis with the power to share data products effectively. Our modular platform, RStudio Team, includes Workbench, Connect, and Package Manager, equipping professional data science teams using R and Python to develop and share their work at scale.

Coiled is the scalable Dask Cloud platform. Coiled scales Python to the cloud for data professionals. Coiled has hosted more than 100M tasks for data professionals, scientists, and researchers around the globe including Capital One, Anthem Health, and the Air Force to solve challenges in business, research, and science. Founded by the initial author of Dask, Coiled is on a mission to create a platform that gives Data Scientists the power of the cloud and machine learning, freeing them from today’s limitations so they can solve important problems.

NVIDIA’s invention of the GPU has redefined modern computer graphics, high performance computing and artificial intelligence. The company’s pioneering work in accelerated computing and AI is reshaping trillion-dollar industries, such as transportation, healthcare and manufacturing, and fueling the growth of many others. Through RAPIDS, NVIDIA brings the power of accelerated computing to the PyData ecosystem, enabling data scientists to get more done in less time.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 165 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers —including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs.

Google believes that open source is good for everyone. By being open and freely available, it enables and encourages collaboration and the development of technology.

Snowflake delivers the Data Cloud – a global network where thousands of organizations mobilize data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. Inside the Data Cloud, organizations unite their siloed data, easily discover and securely share governed data, and execute diverse analytic workloads.  Snowflake partners with Saturn Cloud, Coiled, R Studio, and Nvidia to offer a powerful engine for Python workloads – for data engineering, data science and more.

IMC is a leading global market maker buying and selling securities in all major asset classes on multiple trading venues worldwide.
Pioneering the combination of advanced technology and trading expertise, IMC draws on three decades of industry experience, robust risk management, and significant capital commitment to provide liquidity and facilitate the transfer of risk for all market participants. Founded in 1989 in Amsterdam, IMC is an ambitious, innovative company built on an open, collaborative culture where great ideas thrive. Today, IMC employs more than 800 traders, technologists, and support staff across offices in Europe, the US, and the Asia Pacific.

With more than 25 million users, Anaconda is the world’s most popular data science platform and the foundation of modern machine learning. We pioneered the use of Python for data science, champion its vibrant community, and continue to steward open-source projects that make tomorrow’s innovations possible. Our enterprise-grade solutions enable corporate, research, and academic institutions around the world to harness the power of open-source for competitive advantage, groundbreaking research, and a better world.

At Tesco Technology, we solve real-world problems for hundreds of thousands of colleagues and millions of customers worldwide, whether they choose to shop with us in store or online. The work we do is critical to the business, and we’re looking to broaden our teams to help us to iterate, innovate and deliver more quickly.

For over a century, IBM has led world-changing progress by relentlessly reinventing ourselves and enabling our customers’ transformation. Share in our vision of AI for social good, our commitment to open source, and our mission of AI education for all. The IBM Data Science Community is the place for data scientists and developers to learn, share, and engage with their peers and industry leaders. Join the IBM Data Science Community and participate in shaping our digital future.

Anvil is the easiest way to turn your Python code into a web app. Drag and drop to build your user interface, write Python code that runs when you interact with them, and put it on the internet (or intranet) with one click. Use built-in user management and authentication; connect with Jupyter notebooks; and of course use all your favorite Python packages. Anvil is a production-ready app platform with a rich UI toolkit, browser- and server-side code, and plenty of integrations – and the framework is open source! Try it yourself at

MetroStar is a leading digital and IT services provider for the public sector. For over two decades, our people have powered innovation by maintaining an unwavering commitment to putting people at the center of every solution. The solutions we develop integrate Human-Centered Design, DevOps, Cloud, Cybersecurity, and AI/ML capabilities to provide seamless delivery from ideation to production with no lapse in service. We are transforming the way data is disseminated for our customers by providing faster and more cost-effective deliveries.

Prefect is the new standard in dataflow automation, trusted to build, orchestrate, and monitor millions of data workflows and pipelines. Using our open source Prefect Core workflow engine, users organize Tasks into Flows and Prefect takes care of the rest. Built to natively integrate with Dask, users can scale out with confidence and spend less time on figuring out when and where things went wrong and more time getting their work accomplished.

Neo4j is the leader in graph database technology. As the world’s most widely deployed graph database, we help global brands – including Comcast, NASA, UBS, and Volvo Cars – to reveal and predict how people, processes and systems are interrelated. Using this relationships-first approach, applications built with Neo4j tackle connected data challenges such as analytics and artificial intelligence, fraud detection, real-time recommendations, and knowledge graphs. Find out more at

TileDB makes data management universal. Manage and share any data as multi-dimensional arrays and analyze with any tool at global scale.

Two Sigma is a financial sciences company. We combine rigorous inquiry, data analysis, and invention to solve the toughest challenges across financial services. We use Open Source Software, and we’re passionate about giving back to the programming community. We want to make sure that the OSS projects that we and so many others rely on will still be functional far into the future. Supporting OSS can take many forms: making substantial contributions to projects we use regularly, open sourcing tools we’ve developed in house, and financially sponsoring non-profits that contribute to a healthy open source ecosystem.

Meet The API platform to transform media and communications. Crafted from decades of cutting-edge research, unlock the Dolby magic in the form of audio APIs. From virtual concerts to e-learning to podcasting, there’s no limit to what developers can build.

Quansight is a data science and analytics consulting firm specializing in open-source software. With a team that includes many creators and contributors to the open-source libraries you depend on, Quansight is an ideal source of expert help with your data science needs. Quansight is led by Travis Oliphant, who founded Anaconda, NumFocus, and PyData, and authored or led the creation of the foundational Python ecosystem packages: NumPy, SciPy, Numba, and Conda.

H-E-B is a privately-held grocery retailer headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. With more than 400 stores in Texas and northern Mexico across its H-E-B, Central Market, Joe V’s, and Mi Tienda brands, the company is among the largest private employers in the United States. In 2018 H-E-B acquired grocery delivery service Favor and is making its digital offerings a core component of its continued expansion. H-E-B is known throughout Texas as a generous supporter of the local communities in which it does business — the company proudly donates 5% of its pretax profits to charity. is an extreme-performance parallel computing platform, capable of scaling past 10,000 cores and petabytes of data with unprecedented linear scaling and true MPI efficiency. Leveraging an automatic parallelization compiler, Bodo works with native Python — no additional frameworks or libraries to learn or tune. Developers can deploy Bodo on any infrastructure, from a laptop to any public cloud, or with any cloud data warehouse. Today Bodo is helping F500 customers solve some of the world’s most massive data analysis problems.

JetBrains has a passion for making developers more productive through smarter software that simplifies your challenging tasks and automates the routine. JetBrains is widely known for PyCharm, the most intelligent Python IDE. JetBrains DataSpell is our new IDE that offers a productive development environment for data science professionals who are actively involved in exploratory data analysis and prototyping machine learning models.

ASML is a leading supplier to the semiconductor industry. We provide chipmakers with hardware, software and services to mass-produce the patterns of integrated circuits (microchips). Together with our partners, we are driving the advancement of more affordable, more powerful, more energy-efficient microchips. We enable groundbreaking technology to solve some of humanity’s toughest challenges, such as in healthcare, energy use and conservation, mobility and agriculture. Every day, across Europe, the US and Asia, more than 29,000 employees challenge the status quo and push technology to new limits.

Tidelift helps organizations effectively manage the open source behind modern applications. Tidelift enables organizations to accelerate development and reduce risk when building apps with open source, so they can create even more incredible software.

Blue Yonder is the world’s leading, end-to-end, digital supply chain platform provider, enabling companies to better predict and pivot to quickly fulfill customer demand. Blue Yonder’s intelligent platform empowers companies to make smarter, faster business and commerce decisions to deliver more growth, profitability and reimagined customer experiences. With Blue Yonder, you can Fulfill your Potential.

Blue Yonder is the world’s leading, end-to-end, digital supply chain platform provider, enabling companies to better predict and pivot to quickly fulfill customer demand. Blue Yonder’s intelligent platform empowers companies to make smarter, faster business and commerce decisions to deliver more growth, profitability and reimagined customer experiences. With Blue Yonder, you can Fulfill your Potential.

With Datatonic, get cloud data engineering, advanced analytics and machine learning solutions that will scale your business. We work with leading companies across sectors and Data + AI maturity levels.

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, H&M, and over 40% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.


Founded in 2004 in Birmingham, UK, Packt‘s mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals. Working towards that vision, we have published over 7,000 books and video courses, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done -whether that’s specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.