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Elyra extends JupyterLab Notebooks with an AI centric approach.

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Elyra is a set of AI-centric extensions to JupyterLab Notebooks.

Elyra currently includes the following functionality:


The Elyra Getting Started Guide includes more details on these features.

Try Elyra

Using Binder

You can try out some of Elyra features using the My Binder service.

Click on a link below to try Elyra, on a sandbox environment, without having to install anything.

  • Launch latest stable version (Latest stable version - see changelog for recent updates)
  • Launch latest development version (Development version - expect longer image load time due to just-in-time build)

Using Docker

You can also try Elyra by running one of the docker images from Docker Hub: -

has the latest released version installed. -
has a specific version installed. -
is automatically re-built each time a change is committed to the master branch.

The command below starts the most recent development build in a clean environment:

docker run -it -p 8888:8888 elyra/elyra:dev jupyter lab --debug

To make a local directory containing your Notebooks (e.g. ${HOME}/opensource/jupyter-notebooks/) available in your docker container, you can use a mount command similar to the following:

docker run -it -p 8888:8888 -v ${HOME}/opensource/jupyter-notebooks/:/home/jovyan/work -w /home/jovyan/work elyra/elyra:dev jupyter lab --debug

These should produce output similar to that below, where you can then find the URL to be used to access Elyra in your local browser.

    To access the notebook, open this file in a browser:
    Or copy and paste one of these URLs:


Elyra can be installed from PyPI:

Prerequisites :

Optional :

JupyterLab support

NOTE: On November 2020, a new version of PIP (20.3) was released with a new, "2020" resolver. This resolver does not yet work with Elyra and might lead to errors in installation. In order to install Elyra, you need to either downgrade pip to version 20.2.4

pip install --upgrade pip==20.2.4
or, in case you use pip 20.3 (or later), you need to add option
--use-deprecated legacy-resolver
to your pip install command.
  • JupyterLab 3.x is supported on Elyra 2.0.0 and above

Install Elyra from PyPI ( Elyra >= 3.1.0 ):

  pip3 install --upgrade "elyra[all]>=3.1.0" && jupyter lab build

Install fom Conda ( Elyra >= 3.1.0 ):

  conda install -c conda-forge "elyra[all]>=3.1.0" && jupyter lab build

Install Elyra from PyPI ( Elyra < 3.1.0 ):

  pip3 install --upgrade "elyra>=2.0.1" && jupyter lab build

Install fom Conda ( Elyra < 3.1.0 ):

  conda install -c conda-forge "elyra>=2.0.1" && jupyter lab build
  • JupyterLab 2.x is supported on Elyra 1.0.0 and above

Install from PyPI:

  pip3 install --upgrade "elyra<2.0.0" && jupyter lab build

Install from Conda:

  conda install -c conda-forge "elyra<2.0.0" && jupyter lab build
  • JupyterLab 1.x is supported on Elyra 0.10.x and below

Install from PyPI:

  pip3 install elyra==0.10.3 && jupyter lab build

Verify Installation

Run the following commands to verify the installation. Note that in the example output below the

placeholder is displayed instead of an actual version identifier, which might change with every release.
jupyter serverextension list

Should output:

config dir: /usr/local/etc/jupyter
    jupyter_resource_usage  enabled 
    - Validating...
      jupyter_resource_usage  OK
    jupyterlab  enabled 
    - Validating...
      jupyterlab [version] OK
    nbdime  enabled 
    - Validating...
      nbdime [version] OK
jupyter server extension list

Should output: ``` Config dir: /.../.jupyter

Config dir: /.../etc/jupyter elyra enabled - Validating elyra... elyra [version] OK jupyterlsp enabled - Validating jupyterlsp... jupyterlsp [version] OK jupyterresourceusage enabled - Validating jupyterresourceusage... jupyterresourceusage OK jupyterlab enabled - Validating jupyterlab... jupyterlab [version] OK jupyterlabgit enabled - Validating jupyterlabgit... jupyterlabgit [version] OK nbclassic enabled - Validating nbclassic... nbclassic OK nbdime enabled - Validating nbdime... nbdime [version] OK

Config dir: /.../etc/jupyter ```

NOTE: If you don't see the Elyra server extension enabled, you may need to explicitly enable it with

jupyter server extension enable elyra
jupyter labextension list

Should output: ```
JupyterLab [version] /.../share/jupyter/labextensions @jupyter-server/resource-usage [version] enabled OK (python, jupyter-resource-usage) @krassowski/jupyterlab-lsp [version] enabled OK (python, jupyterlab_lsp) @jupyterlab/git [version] enabled OK (python, jupyterlab-git)

Other labextensions (built into JupyterLab) app dir: /.../share/jupyter/lab @elyra/code-snippet-extension [version] enabled OK @elyra/metadata-extension [version] enabled OK @elyra/pipeline-editor-extension [version] enabled OK @elyra/python-editor-extension [version] enabled OK @elyra/r-editor-extension [version] enabled OK @elyra/theme-extension [version] enabled OK nbdime-jupyterlab [version] enabled OK

## Starting Elyra
After verifying Elyra has been installed, start Elyra with:
jupyter lab

Getting Help

We welcome your questions, ideas, and feedback. Check the

Getting Help
section in the
Getting Started guide
to learn more about the channels you can use to get in touch with us.

Contributing to Elyra

If you are interested in helping make Elyra better, we encourage you to take a look at our Contributing page,
Development Workflow documentation, and invite you to attend our weekly dev community meetings.

Daily Dev Meetings

Join us for our daily scrum (except Thursdays) to discuss development items you're working on or have questions about. Everyone is welcome and participation is optional.

When: Every weekday except Thursdays at 8:30AM Pacific

Where: Webex

What: Current Milestone

Weekly Dev Community Meeting

Join us weekly to discuss Elyra development topics. Everyone is welcome and participation is optional.

When: Thursdays at 9AM Pacific

Where: Webex

What: Meeting Notes

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