Are you a PyMC3 user and a Google Colab user? This is the thread for you.
PyMC3 is being replaced by PyMC v4 in Colab
What will I need to do?
Ideally nothing, the PyMC v4 API is very similar to PyMC3. Most models should just work. You may need to just update your import statements from
import pymc3 as pm
import pymc as pm
Some extra tips are in this blog post as well.
What if I don’t want to change?
No problem! Google Colab makes it easy to customize your environment. Just run the two following commands and you’ll be back to the PPL version you’re looking for
!pip uninstall pymc
!pip install pymc3
Why should I migrate from PyMC3 to PyMC v4?
In short PyMC v4 is packed with a variety of new features and capabilities that will improve your Bayesian Workflow experience. This blog post from the team explains the benefits in more detail. We highly encourage users to upgrade