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tf.compat.v1.resource_variables_enabled

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Returns True if resource variables are enabled.

tf.compat.v1.resource_variables_enabled()

Resource variables are improved versions of TensorFlow variables with a well-defined memory model. Accessing a resource variable reads its value, and all ops which access a specific read value of the variable are guaranteed to see the same value for that tensor. Writes which happen after a read (by having a control or data dependency on the read) are guaranteed not to affect the value of the read tensor, and similarly writes which happen before a read are guaranteed to affect the value. No guarantees are made about unordered read/write pairs.

Calling tf.enable_resource_variables() lets you opt-in to this TensorFlow 2.0 feature.