Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit Release 17.09
The NVIDIA container image of Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, release 17.09, is available.
Contents of the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit
This container image contains the source files that are used to build the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit in the
/opt/cntk directory. The Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit binaries are pre-built and installed into the
A Python 3.4 Conda environment (including the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit module) is installed in the
/opt/conda/envs/cntk-py34 directory. This is included in
PATH, so by default the
python command executes a Python 3.4 interpreter. To use the base Ubuntu Python 2.7 binary, you can either adjust
PATH or explicitly call
This image of the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit 2.1, is built with the following options enabled:
- Async SGD
- Python 3 API
- Ubuntu 16.04
- NVIDIA CUDA® 9.0
- NVIDIA CUDA® Deep Neural Network library™ (cuDNN) 7.0.2
- NCCL 2.0.5 (optimized for NVLink™ )
Release 17.09 is based on CUDA 9, which requires NVIDIA Driver release 384.xx.
Key Features and Enhancements
- Latest version of CUDA
- Latest version of cuDNN
- Latest version of NCCL
- Ubuntu 16.04 with August 2017 updates
There are no known issues in this release.