MXNet Release 18.03

The NVIDIA container image of MXNet, release 18.03, is available.

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 18.03 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.
  • MXNet container image version 18.03 is based on MXNet 1.1.0.
  • Incorporated all upstream changes from the MXNet master branch, specifically, PR 9749.
  • Added compute-graph optimizations for improved ResNet performance.
  • Latest version of cuBLAS 9.0.333
  • Latest version of cuDNN 7.1.1
  • Ubuntu 16.04 with February 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.