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Category: AWS Deep Learning AMIs

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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Zocdoc builds patient confidence using TensorFlow on AWS

The healthcare industry is complicated. A recent survey showed that more than half of Americans have difficulty understanding their insurance coverage, and three-quarters want an easier way to check if doctors are in-network. Zocdoc helps patients navigate this maze, allowing individuals with health care needs to make more informed choices and find care that matches […]

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AWS Deep Learning AMIs now come with TensorFlow 1.5 and new Model Serving capabilities

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs help you quickly and easily get started with machine learning. The AMIs include a range of prebuilt options that cater to the diverse needs of machine learning practitioners. For those who want the latest stock versions of deep learning frameworks, the Deep Learning AMIs provide prebuilt pip binaries installed in […]

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