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From "Jin, Hao" <h...@amazon.com>
Subject Re: [LAZY VOTE] Upgrade CI to CUDA 9.1 with CuDNN 7.0
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:45:05 GMT
+1

´╗┐On 3/14/18, 9:04 AM, "Anirudh" <anirudh2290@gmail.com> wrote:

    +1
    
    On Mar 14, 2018 8:56 AM, "Wu, Jun" <jwum@amazon.com> wrote:
    
    > +1
    >
    > On 3/14/18, 8:52 AM, "Marco de Abreu" <marco.g.abreu@googlemail.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    >     Hello,
    >
    >     this is a vote to upgrade our CI environment from the current CUDA 8.0
    > with
    >     CuDNN 5.0 to CUDA 9.1 with CuDNN 7.0. Reason being that NVCC under
    > CUDA 8
    >     does not support the Volta GPUs used in AWS P3 instances and thus
    > limiting
    >     our test capabilities. More details are available at [1].
    >
    >     In order to introduce support for Quantization [1], I'd like to
    > perform a
    >     system-wide upgrade. This should have no negative impact in our users
    > but
    >     rather makes sure that we're actually testing with the latest
    > versions. The
    >     PR is available at [3].
    >
    >     This means that we would stop verifying CUDA 8 and CuDNN 5.0 as part
    > of our
    >     PR process. At a later point in time, this could be picked up as a
    >     candidate for an integration test as part of the nightly suite.
    >
    >     This is a lazy vote, ending on 17th of March, 2018 at 17:00 (UTC +1).
    >
    >     Best regards,
    >     Marco
    >
    >
    >     [1]: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MXNET-99
    >     [2]: https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/pull/9552
    >     [3]: https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/pull/10108
    >
    >
    >
    

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