Torch Release 17.09
The NVIDIA container image of Torch, release 17.09, is available.
Torch container image version 17.09 is based on Torch7.
Contents of Torch
This container image contains the complete source of the version of NVIDIA Torch in
/opt/torch. It is pre-built and installed into the
/usr/local/[bin,share,lib] directories in the container image.
The NVIDIA® Collective Communications Library ™ (NCCL) (NCCL) library and Torch bindings for NCCL are installed in this container, and models using DataParallelTable can easily leverage this library for fast parallel training. The container also includes the following:
- 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
This Torch release includes the following key features and enhancements.
- Matrix multiplication operations on FP16 inputs use Tensor Core Ops when available
- 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.