Caffe2 Release 18.02

The NVIDIA container image of Caffe2, release 18.02, is available.

Caffe2 container image version 18.02 is based on Caffe2 0.8.1.

Contents of Caffe2

This container image contains the complete source of the version of Caffe2 in /opt/caffe2. It is pre-built and installed into the /opt/caffe2/[binaries,lib] directories in the container image.

The container also includes the following:

Driver Requirements

Release 18.02 is based on CUDA 9, which requires NVIDIA Driver release 384.xx.

Key Features and Enhancements

This Caffe2 release includes the following key features and enhancements.
  • Enhanced debug mode in nvidia-examples/seq2seq
  • Added nvidia-examples/onnx-inference for testing ONNX
  • Enabled FP16 in TransposeOp that uses cuDNN
  • Latest version of cuBLAS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 with January 2018 updates

Known Issues

cuBLAS 9.0.282 regresses RNN seq2seq FP16 performance for a small subset of input sizes. This issue should be fixed in the next update. As a workaround, install cuBLAS 9.0.234 Patch 1 by issuing the dpkg -i /opt/cuda-cublas-9-0_9.0.234-1_amd64.deb command.