Dear MXNet community - cancelling the vote to address the performance degradation. Please do not merge any other changes into 1.4.x branch to keep the branch stable to get the 1.4.0 release shipped eventually.
Regards, Steffen On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 3:53 PM Yuxi Hu <darreny...@gmail.com> wrote: > My vote is -1 due to an issue that will impact majority of MXNet users. I > like to see the fixing PR > <https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/pull/13980> cherry picked to > this release to fix the issue. > > Problem: Training resnet50_v1 using MXNet Symbolic API and kvstore=device > on a single p3.16xlarge instance hit 10~20% drop in training throughput. It > also applies to Gluon API and other kvstore settings. Detailed performance > numbers can be found in the fixing PR > <https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/pull/13980>. > Impact: MXNet users that conduct distributed training on GPUs using > ImageRecordIter to load data will experience this regression. > Solution and Status: A fixing PR > <https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/pull/13980> is created and > under > review on master. > > Thanks, > Yuxi > > On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 10:06 AM Steffen Rochel <steffenroc...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > Dear MXNet community, please test v1.4.0.rc1 and provide your feedback > and > > vote. > > > > Regards, > > Steffen > > > > On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 10:40 AM Steffen Rochel <steffenroc...@gmail.com > > > > wrote: > > > > > Dear MXNet community, > > > > > > This is the vote to release Apache MXNet (incubating) version v1.4.0. > > > Voting will start today, January 22nd 2019 noon PST and will close on > > > Friday, January 25th 9pm PST. > > > > > > Link to release notes: > > > > > > > > > > > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MXNET/Apache+MXNet+%28incubating%29+ > > > 1.4.0+Release+Notes > > > > > > Link to release candidate: > > > https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/releases/tag/ > > > <https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/releases/tag/1.4.0.rc1> > > > 1.4.0.rc1 > > > <https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/mxnet/1.4.0.rc1> > > > > > > Link to source and signatures on apache dist server: > > > https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/mxnet/1.4.0.rc1 > > > > > > > > > Please remember to TEST first before voting accordingly: > > > +1 = approve > > > +0 = no opinion > > > -1 = disapprove (provide reason) > > > > > > > > > Best regards, > > > Steffen > > > > > > > > -- > Yuxi(Darren) Hu, Ph.D. > Software Development Engineer > Amazon Web Services >