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🖼️ Weekly round-up: Deploy Hugging Face Transformers, LightGBM, and XGBoost models

August 3, 2022

Baseten’s model deployment stack runs on Truss, our open-source library for model serving. Any model framework supported by Truss is also supported in the Baseten CLI. As such, the Baseten Python client now supports three new frameworks:

And of course you can deploy any model to Baseten as a custom model.

To use these newly supported frameworks, upgrade to the latest version of the Baseten Python client with:

pip install --upgrade baseten

Example deployment

Let’s take a look at what deploying a model built from Hugging Face Transformers looks like:

import baseten
from transformers import pipeline

model = pipeline('fill-mask', model='bert-base-uncased')

baseten.login("*** INSERT API KEY ***")  #

baseten_model = baseten.deploy(
    model_name='bert base uncased',

As we continue developing Truss, more frameworks will be supported out-of-the-box on Baseten. Let us know what framework you’d like to see next by opening an issue.

🎃 The pumpkin patch

A handful of small-but-mighty changes to make Baseten more joyful to use:

  • You can view and edit your workspace name in settings
  • Code files show when they were last edited
  • The file upload component checks uploaded files to ensure they are below the maximum size before saving
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements