MXNet Release 17.05

The NVIDIA container image of MXNet, release 17.05, is available.

MXNet container image version 17.05 is based on MXNet 0.9.3a+.

Contents of MXNet

This container image contains the complete source of the version of MXNet in /opt/mxnet. It is pre-built and installed to the Python path.

The container also includes the following:

Key Features and Enhancements

This MXNet release includes the following key features and enhancements.
  • Latest cuDNN release
  • Improved IO pipeline for increased multi-GPU performance
  • Optimized SGD weight update
  • Added the nccl_allreduce option for gradient communication
  • Added support for dilated deconvolutions
  • Improved convolutional neural network (CNN) performance by removing unnecessary computations
  • Added options to show the cuDNN algorithms that are chosen for convolutions
  • Ubuntu 16.04 with April 2017 updates

Known Issues

There are no known issues in this release.