Caffe2 Release 18.04

The NVIDIA container image of Caffe2, release 18.04, is available.

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 18.04 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.
  • Caffe2 container image version 18.04 is based on Caffe2 0.8.1.
  • Fixed a bug in nvidia-examples/seq2seq that was reported in the 18.03 Release Notes. This bug caused executing the wrong number of iterations or epochs when loading snapshots.
  • Caffe2 runtime binary compiled with NVTX support.
  • Support NVTX ranges for CPU operators (GPU operators were already supported).
  • Latest version of NCCL 2.1.15
  • Ubuntu 16.04 with March 2018 updates

Announcements

Starting with the next major version of CUDA release, we will no longer provide Python 2 containers and will only maintain Python 3 containers.

Known Issues

There are no known issues in this release.