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Archive date: 2020-11-10

This content is no longer being updated or maintained. The content is provided “as is.” Given the rapid evolution of technology, some content, steps, or illustrations may have changed. WML-CE is now Open-CE. Open-CE is a community driven software distribution for machine learning that runs on standard Linux platforms with NVIDIA GPU technologies. Learn more and find the latest packages.

Watson Machine Learning Community Edition Release 1.7.0
Release date: 21/02/2020

What's new

Watson Machine Learn Community Edition 1.7.0 builds upon the previous releases of WML-CE and PowerAI and includes the following updates and new features:

For more information about updated and deprecated packages, see the What's New topic in the IBM Documentation.

Key features

  • Watson Machine Learn Community Edition is distributed as prebuilt containers, or on demand through the Conda provisioning process.
    • All of the Conda packages are available in a Conda channel
    • There is no installation package to download, instead connect to the Conda channel, and install your packages from there
    • Package dependencies are automatically resolved
    • Delivery of packages is open and continuous
  • You can now run more than one framework at the same time in the same environment. For example, you can run TensorFlow and PyTorch at the same time.
  • Supported hardware:
    • IBM Power System IC922 with NVIDIA Tesla T4 GPUs
    • IBM Power System AC922 with NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs
    • IBM Power System S822LC with NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPUs
    • x86_64 systems with NVIDIA Tesla V100 or P100 GPUs
  • Supported operating systems and required 3rd party software:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux for POWER LE 7.6 and 7.7
    • Ubuntu 18.04.1
    • NVIDIA GPU driver 440
    • Anaconda driver 2019.10

For the full release notes and readme file, including software packages and prerequisites, start with the WML CE planning topic in the IBM Documentation.

How to get Watson Machine Learn Community Edition 1.7.0

There are several ways for you to get Watson Machine Learn Community Edition 1.7.0.

Learn more

Archived content

Archive date: 2020-11-10

This content is no longer being updated or maintained. The content is provided “as is.” Given the rapid evolution of technology, some content, steps, or illustrations may have changed. WML-CE is now Open-CE. Open-CE is a community driven software distribution for machine learning that runs on standard Linux platforms with NVIDIA GPU technologies. Learn more and find the latest packages.

Previous releases

We recommend that you install the most current release of Watson Machine Learn Community Edition, however, in case you have an earlier version installed, you can find release information in the IBM Documentation: