Not all people have a Deep Learning Rig or lots of credits in cloud services to have hardware accelerated computing. Google Colabaratory is a service which provides a Tesla K80 GPU runtime for free, but training deep neural networks from scratch can be a pain with the limitations that they currently have. So, this post is about using your Google Drive to store your dataset (in “upload only once” mode) and save checkpoints to resume your long training run, whenever the Colab instance gets disconnected.

[Update] Now you can get Nvidia T4 and Nvidia P100 as GPU as well. Run…

Prajwal Prashanth

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