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From Chris Olivier <cjolivie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [LAZY VOTE] Upgrade CI to CUDA 9.1 with CuDNN 7.0
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:50:00 GMT
+0

On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 9:45 AM, Jin, Hao <hjjn@amazon.com> wrote:

> +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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