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Category: AWS Deep Learning AMIs

AWS Deep Learning AMIs now include ONNX, enabling model portability across deep learning frameworks

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs (DLAMI) for Ubuntu and Amazon Linux are now pre-installed and fully configured with Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX), enabling model portability across deep learning frameworks. In this blog post we’ll introduce ONNX, and demonstrate how ONNX can be used on the DLAMI to port models across frameworks. What is ONNX? ONNX is an open […]

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AWS Deep Learning AMIs now with optimized TensorFlow 1.9 and Apache MXNet 1.2 with Keras 2 support to accelerate deep learning on Amazon EC2 instances

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs for Ubuntu and Amazon Linux now come with an optimized build of TensorFlow 1.9 custom-built directly from source and fine-tuned for high performance training across Amazon EC2 instances. In addition, the AMIs come with the latest Apache MXNet 1.2 with several performance and usability improvements, the new Keras 2-MXNet backend […]

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AWS Deep Learning AMIs Now Available in AWS GovCloud (US) Region

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs (Amazon machine images) are now available in AWS GovCloud (US), Amazon’s isolated cloud region built for sensitive data and regulated workloads. Available in Ubuntu and Amazon Linux, the AMIs provide fully-configured development environments to quickly build AI applications using popular deep learning frameworks including TensorFlow, Apache MXNet and Gluon, PyTorch, Chainer, […]

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AWS Deep Learning AMIs now include Horovod for faster multi-GPU TensorFlow training on Amazon EC2 P3 instances

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs for Ubuntu and Amazon Linux now come pre-installed and fully configured with Horovod, the popular open source distributed training framework to scale TensorFlow training on multiple GPUs. This is an update to the optimized build of TensorFlow 1.8 that we launched in early May. This custom build of TensorFlow 1.8 […]

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Optimized TensorFlow 1.8 now available in the AWS Deep Learning AMIs to accelerate training on Amazon EC2 C5 and P3 instances

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs for Ubuntu and Amazon Linux now come with advanced optimizations for TensorFlow 1.8 to deliver higher-performance training for Amazon EC2 C5 and P3 instances. For CPU-based training scenarios, the Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) now include TensorFlow 1.8, built with Intel’s Advanced Vector Instructions (AVX), SSE, and FMA instruction sets to accelerate vector and floating-point computations. The […]

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AWS Deep Learning AMIs now with optimized TensorFlow 1.7 for faster training on Amazon EC2 C5 and P3 instances

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs for Ubuntu and Amazon Linux now come with TensorFlow 1.7, which is built with advanced optimizations for high-performance training across Amazon EC2 instance families. This is an update to the optimized build of TensorFlow 1.6 that we launched in late March. Faster training with optimized TensorFlow 1.7 The Amazon Machine […]

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Faster training with optimized TensorFlow 1.6 on Amazon EC2 C5 and P3 instances

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs come with latest pip packages of popular deep learning frameworks pre-installed in separate virtual environments so that developers can quickly get started with training deep learning models. The new version of the Deep Learning AMIs for Ubuntu and Amazon Linux now come with TensorFlow 1.6, built with advanced optimizations for […]

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AWS Deep Learning AMIs now support Chainer and latest versions of PyTorch and Apache MXNet

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs provide fully-configured environments so that artificial intelligence (AI) developers and data scientists can quickly get started with deep learning models. The Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) now include Chainer (v3.4.0), a flexible and intuitive deep learning (DL) framework, as well as the latest versions of Apache MXNet and PyTorch. The Chainer define-by-run […]

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AWS Deep Learning AMIs Now Provide Faster Training on Volta GPUs for TensorFlow and Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs for Ubuntu and Amazon Linux now include the latest versions of TensorFlow (1.5) and Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit (2.4). These frameworks provide support for NVIDIA CUDA 9 and cuDNN 7 drivers. This allows you to take advantage of the mixed-precision training supported by the V100 Volta GPUs powering Amazon EC2 P3 […]

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