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Get Started with Dask

Ready to dive in? We’re here to help.

Install Dask

Dask is included by default in Anaconda. You can also install Dask with Pip, or you have several options for installing from source. You can also use Conda to update Dask or to do a minimal Dask install.

Learn Your Way Around

Do you have a few minutes – or a few hours? Either way, we’ve got you covered.

Introduction to Dask

This 7-minute video provides a short overview of Dask.

10 Minutes to Dask

This document gives new users an overview of what you can do with Dask.

Dask Tutorial

This collection of Jupyter Notebooks, presented in the Dask Tutorial at SciPy, helps new users get started with Dask.

Dask Video Tutorial

This 90-minute video covers the basics of using Dask.

Dask Tutorial Recording

This video is a recording of a three-hour Dask tutorial presented at SciPy 2020.

Explore the Possibilities

Dask is a versatile tool that supports a variety of workloads. Here are some resources to help you explore your options and see what’s possible.

Ecosystem

Browse the ecosystem to learn more about the open source projects that extend the Dask interface and provide different mechanisms for deploying Dask clusters.

Case studies

Get inspired by learning how people are using Dask in the real world today, from biomedical research and earth science to financial services and urban engineering.

Examples

Explore these examples of APIs to see how you can use Dask in a variety of situations. You can also run these examples in a live session with Binder.

Dig Deeper into Dask

Dask has published extensive resources to help make sure you’re successful. Visit these sites to learn more:
Dask Best Practices
Dask Documentation
Talks and Tutorials
The Dask Blog
Dask YouTube Channel

Get More Help

You can get help by posting questions on the Dask Discourse forum or on Stack Overflow, or you can submit an issue on GitHub. You can also get paid support from these organizations: