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2024.07.10

SDK Version Driver Compiler Optimum RBLN vLLM RBLN Model Zoo RBLNServe
2024.07.10.0 v1.0.1 v0.5.2 v0.1.4 - v0.4.0 v0.3.0
2024.07.10.1 v1.0.5 v0.5.2 v0.1.4 v0.0.3 v0.4.0 v0.3.0
  • RBLN Driver:
    • Enhanced stability for Rebellions Scalable Design (RSD)
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Updated to support continuous batching
  • Optimum RBLN:
    • Updated LlamaForCausalLM() class to support continuous batching
  • vLLM RBLN
    • Initial release to support continuous batching
    • Updated the LLM Serving page to include information on continuous batching
  • RBLN Model Zoo:
    • We are excited to announce the public release of the RBLN Model Zoo!
    • Added a new model (PyTorch)
      • ConvTasNet
    • Miscellaneous:
      • Removed pipeline() from bert mlm inference.py
      • Removed pipeline() from bert qa inference.py
      • Added trust_remote_code=True to load_dataset() methods in ast & wav2vec examples.

2024.06.11: Breaking changes

SDK Version Driver Compiler Optimum RBLN Model Zoo RBLNServe
2024.05.23.0 v0.10.42 v0.3.11 v0.1.0 v0.3.6 v0.1.5
2024.06.11.0 v1.0.1 v0.5.0 v0.1.1 v0.3.10 v0.3.0

Note

BREAKING CHANGES: Please update the RBLN Compiler to the appropriate version as below for compatibility with the updated RBLN Driver. You can check your RBLN Driver version with the rbln-stat -j | grep KMD_version command.

  • 0.10.42: pip install -i https://pypi.rbln.ai/simple rebel-compiler==0.3.11
  • 1.0.1: pip install -i https://pypi.rbln.ai/simple rebel-compiler==0.5.0
  • RBLN Driver:
    • Stable release for Rebellions Scalable Design (RSD)
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Updated RBLN Compiler to be compatible with RBLN Driver
    • Added utility APIs:
      • npu_is_available()
      • get_npu_name()
  • Optimum RBLN:
    • Updated model APIs
      • Please refer to RBLN Model Zoo below
  • RBLN Model Zoo:
    • Added new models (HuggingFace)
      • With Rebellions Scalable Design (RSD)
        • Llama3-8b
        • SOLAR-10.7b
        • EEVE-Korean-10.8b
      • SDXL-base-1.0
      • ControlNet
  • RBLNServe:
    • Pinned rebel-compiler version to <0.6, >=0.5

2024.05.23: Breaking Changes

SDK Version Driver Compiler Optimum RBLN Model Zoo RBLNServe
2024.05.23.0 v0.10.42 v0.3.11 v0.1.0 v0.3.6 v0.1.5
2024.05.23.1 v0.12.37 v0.4.0 v0.1.0 v0.3.6 v0.2.0

Note

BREAKING CHANGES: Please update the RBLN Compiler to the appropriate version as below for compatibility with the updated RBLN Driver. You can check your RBLN Driver version with the rbln-stat -j | grep KMD_version command.

  • 0.10.42: pip install -i https://pypi.rbln.ai/simple rebel-compiler==0.3.11
  • 0.12.37: pip install -i https://pypi.rbln.ai/simple rebel-compiler==0.4.0
  • RBLN Driver:
    • Added support for Rebellions Scalable Design (RSD)
    • rbln-stat (CLI tool) update: Added new columns Name and Power for NPU version and power consumption, respectively
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Updated RBLN Compiler to be compatible with the RBLN Driver
    • Updated input arguments of python user APIs
    • Added new user APIs for concurrent processing
    • Enabled LLM compilation & inference for Rebellions Scalable Design (RSD)
    • Added a new page - Nvidia Triton Inference Server
  • Optimum RBLN:
  • RBLN Model Zoo:
    • Added new models (HuggingFace)
      • With Rebellions Scalable Design (RSD)
        • Llama2-7b
        • Llama2-13b
      • GPT2, GPT2-medium/large/xl
      • T5-small/base/large/3B
      • BART-base/large
      • BERT-base/large
      • Stable Diffusion v1.5
      • SDXL-turbo
      • Whisper-tiny/base/small/medium/large
      • Wav2Vec2
      • Audio Spectrogram Transformer
  • RBLNServe:
    • Pinned rebel-compiler version to <0.5, >=0.4

2024.01.31: Breaking Changes

SDK Version Driver Compiler Model Zoo RBLNServe
2024.01.31.0 v0.10.42 v0.3.5 v0.2.0 v0.1.5

Note

BREAKING CHANGES: Please update the RBLN Compiler to the latest version (v0.3.5 or higher) for compatibility with the updated RBLN Driver.

  • RBLN Driver:
    • Refactored device internal command processing logic for stability & scalability
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Updated RBLN Compiler to be compatible with the RBLN Driver
    • Updated device memory scheduling logic
    • Enhanced functionality for operation fusion logic
    • Updated supported OP list for both TensorFlow and Pytorch
  • RBLN Model Zoo:
    • Added new models (PyTorch):
      • YOLOv4: v4/v4-csp-s-mish/v4-csp-x-mish
      • Video ResNet: r3d_18/mc3_18/r2plus1D_18
      • Video S3D: s3d
    • Changed default input size:
      • YOLOv3/4/5/6/7/8
      • deeplabv3_resnet50/resnet101/mobilenetv3_large, fcn_resnet50/101, unet
    • Restructured directories:
      • PyTorch image classification examples are moved from rbln_model_zoo/pytorch/vision/classification to rbln_model_zoo/pytorch/vision/image_classification
  • RBLNServe:
    • Set rebel-compiler version pinned to <0.4, >=0.3

2023.10.06

SDK Version Driver Compiler Model Zoo RBLNServe
2023.10.06.0 v0.9.34 v0.2.13 v0.1.9 v0.1.4
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Updated version parsing module of runtime APIs
    • Updated runtime input size calculation logic
    • Enhanced functionality for tensor slicing operations
  • RBLNServe:
    • Updated configuration for gRPC/REST protocol

2023.09.12

SDK Version Driver Compiler Model Zoo RBLNServe
2023.09.12.0 v0.9.34 v0.2.10 v0.1.9 v0.1.1
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Enabled print() for the rebel.Runtime module - print(module) will show basic information of the loaded model
    • Refactored compiler internal large op handling passes for scalability
    • Updated error message handling logic
    • Fixed bug in a type cast pass
  • RBLN Model Zoo:
    • Updated submodule - YOLOv3
  • RBLNServe:
    • Added --version command

2023.08.18

SDK Version Driver Compiler Model Zoo RBLNServe
2023.08.18.0 v0.9.34 v0.2.1 v0.1.8 v0.1.0
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Fixed bug for the destruction issue in rebel.Runtime
  • RBLNServe:

2023.08.12: Breaking Changes

SDK Version Driver Compiler Model Zoo
2023.08.12.0 v0.9.34 v0.2.0 v0.1.8

Note

BREAKING CHANGES: Please update the RBLN Compiler to the latest version (v0.2.0 or higher) for compatibility with the updated RBLN Driver.

  • RBLN Driver:
    • Refactored host-device communication protocol for stability & scalability
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Updated RBLN Compiler to be compatible with the RBLN Driver
  • Others:

2023.07.31

SDK Version Driver Compiler Model Zoo
2023.07.31.0 v0.8.44 v0.1.17 v0.1.8
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Enhanced functionality for normalization operations
    • Updated compiler internal scheduling logic
    • Updated error message handling logic
  • RBLN Model Zoo:
    • Updated requirements.txt to use ultralytics 8.0.145
    • Applied ultralytics 8.0.145 to YOLOv8

2023.07.10

SDK Version Driver Compiler Model Zoo
2023.07.10.0 v0.8.44 v0.1.14 v0.1.7
  • RBLN Driver:
    • Enhanced stability for device reset and recovery
    • rbln-stat (CLI tool) update: status categorization of the process
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Updated input arguments for compile_from_torchscript()
    • Enhanced functionality for unary and binary operations
    • Optimized build time
  • RBLN Model Zoo:
    • Added new models (PyTorch):
      • YOLOv6: v6s/v6n/v6m/v6l
      • YOLOv7: v7-tiny/v7/v7x
      • YOLOv8: v8s/v8n/v8m/v8l/v8x
    • Added new models (TF Keras Applications)
      • MobileNetV3: Small/Large
      • ConvNeXt: Tiny/Small/Base/Large/XLarge
      • RegNetX: 002/004/006/008/016/032/040/064/080/120/160/320
      • RegNetY: 002/004/006/008/016/032/040/064/080/120/160/320

2023.06.20

SDK Version Driver Compiler Model Zoo
2023.06.20.0 v0.7.34 v0.1.8 v0.1.5
  • RBLN Compiler:
    • Added a new compile function - compile_from_torchscript()
    • Enhanced functionality for matrix multiplication and pooling operations
    • Optimized device memory scheduling
  • RBLN Model Zoo:
    • Added new models (PyTorch):
      • YOLOv3: v3-tiny/v3/v3-spp
      • YOLOv5: v5s/v5n/v5m/v5l/v5x

2023.05.26

SDK Version Driver Compiler Model Zoo
2023.05.26.0 v0.7.34 v0.1.5 v0.1.4
  • Initial release