NVCaffe Release 17.03

The NVIDIA container image of Caffe, release 17.03, is available.

NVCaffe container image version 17.03 is based on NVCaffe 0.16.

Contents of NVCaffe

This container image contains the complete source of the version of NVCaffe in /opt/caffe. It is pre-built and installed into the /usr/local/[bin,share,lib] directories in the container image.

The container also includes the following:

Key Features and Enhancements

This NVCaffe release includes the following key features and enhancements.
  • Supports overriding convolution algorithms for each layer and whole net
  • Performance improvements in FP16 and Pseudo-FP16 modes
  • Memory usage optimization allows for bigger batch sizes which improves performance. For example, you can fit ResNet50 to batch size of 64 per GPU on a GP100 board.
  • All GPU kernels in weights update flow are now fused into one for each solver for better performance
  • Ubuntu 16.04 with February 2017 updates

Known Issues

There are no known issues in this release.