Upgrade xboost from 0.7 to 0.82


#1

Hi Team,
Iam new to this group. I have a requirement to upgrade python xgboost version from 0.7 to 0.82. Can someone help me to provide the steps to upgrade the xgboost version. I also need backup plan if i stuck with any other issue after upgrade.

Regards
Suresh BK


#2

Run pip3 install xgboost==0.82


#3

Thanks for your response. I just installed the way you said… But is there any possible to both version. Because what if the users are already using older version , will impact if i install the new version of XGBOOST. please let me know


#4

One last question.
When i install new version. Old version getting removed automatically. Do i need to do any configuration file change after i install new version of 0.82 please let me know


#5

You should use virtual environments so that each user can choose XGBoost version. See Miniconda and virtualenv


#6

I have requirement in Physical server. Users are using physical server. Is there any option to use both the version ?


#7

I mean virtual Python environments, not virtual machines. See https://realpython.com/python-virtual-environments-a-primer/


#8

I got it, One last question. Is there any config changes needs to be done after i uninstall 0.7 and install 0.82 ?


#9

I don’t think so. You shouldn’t have to change anything.


#10

Do we need restart of any service after upgrade to xgboost 0.82


#11

DO we need to restart any service after upgrade of XGBOOST to 0.82 version. or just install is enough


#12

You should re-start Python processes, to make sure that new version of XGBoost gets imported