Deep Learning AMI
Developer Guide

Release Note Details for Deep Learning Base AMI (Ubuntu) Version 2.0

AWS Deep Learning AMI

The Deep Learning Base AMI are prebuilt with CUDA 8 and 9 and ready for your custom deep learning setup. The Deep Learning Base AMI uses the Anaconda Platform with both Python2 and Python3.

Highlights of the Release

  1. Used Ubuntu 2017.09 (ami-8c1be5f6) as the base AMI

  2. CUDA 9

  3. CuDNN 7

  4. NCCL 2.1

  5. CuBLAS 8 and 9

  6. glibc 2.18

  7. OpenCV 3.2.0

Python 2.7 and Python 3.5 Support

Python 2.7 and Python 3.6 are supported in the AMI.

CPU Instance Type Support

The AMI supports CPU Instance Types.

GPU Drivers Installed

  • Nvidia 384.81

  • CUDA 9

  • CuDNN 7

Launching Deep Learning Instance

Choose the flavor of the AMI from the list below in the region of your choice and follow the steps at:

AWS Deep Learning AMI Developer Guide

Deep Learning AMI (Ubuntu)

Available in the following regions:

Region Code
US East (Ohio) ec2-us-east-2
US East (N. Virginia) ec2-us-east-1
US West (Oregon) ec2-us-west-2
Beijing (China) cn-north-1
Asia Pacific (Mumbai) ec2-ap-south-1
Asia Pacific (Seoul) ec2-ap-northeast-2
Asia Pacific (Singapore) ec2-ap-southeast-1
Asia Pacific (Sydney) ec2-ap-southeast-2
Asia Pacific (Tokyo) ec2-ap-northeast-1
EU (Frankfurt) ec2-eu-central-1
EU (Ireland) ec2-eu-west-1

Test Environments

  • Built on p2.16xlarge.

  • Also tested on p2.xlarge, c4.4xlarge.

Known Issues

  • No known issues.