MXNet Release 17.09

The NVIDIA container image of MXNet, release 17.09, is available.

MXNet container image version 17.09 is based on MXNet 0.11.0.rc3.

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:

Driver Requirements

Release 17.09 is based on CUDA 9, which requires NVIDIA Driver release 384.xx.

Key Features and Enhancements

This MXNet release includes the following key features and enhancements.
  • Tensor Core support in convolutions, deconvolutions, and fully connected layers on Volta
  • Support for mixed precision training with SGD optimizer
  • Streamlined FP16 examples for image classification
  • Optimized input pipeline for image processing
  • Latest version of CUDA
  • Latest version of cuDNN
  • Latest version of NCCL
  • Ubuntu 16.04 with August 2017 updates

Known Issues

There are no known issues in this release.