Neuron K8 Release Notes

Introduction

This document lists the current release notes for AWS Neuron Kubernetes (k8) components. Neuron K8 components include a device plugin and a scheduler extension to assist with deployment and management of inf1 nodes within Kubernetes clusters. Both components are offered as pre-built containers in Public ECR and ready for deployment.

  • Device Plugin: public.ecr.aws/neuron/neuron-device-plugin:1.6.22.0

  • Neuron Scheduler: public.ecr.aws/neuron/neuron-scheduler:1.6.22.0

It’s recommended to pin the version of the components used and to never use the “latest” tag. To get the list of image tags, please refer to these notes or check the image tags on the repo directly.

To Pull the Images from ECR:

docker pull  public.ecr.aws/neuron/neuron-device-plugin:1.6.22.0
docker pull  public.ecr.aws/neuron/neuron-scheduler:1.6.22.0

[1.6.22.0]

Date: 08/30/2021

Summary

Minor updates.

[1.6.15.0]

Date: 08/06/2021

Summary

Minor updates.

[1.6.7.0]

Date: 07/26/2021

Summary

Minor internal enhancements.

[1.6.0.0]

Date: 07/02/2021

Summary

Minor internal enhancements.

[1.5.3.0]

Date: 05/01/2021

Summary

Minor internal enhancements.

[1.4.1.0]

Date: 01/30/2021

Summary

Minor internal enhancements.

[1.3.2.0]

Date: 12/23/2020

Summary

Minor internal enhancements.

[1.2.0.0]

Date: 11/17/2020

Summary

Minor internal enhancements.

[1.1.23.0]

Date: 10/22/2020

Summary

Support added for use with Neuron Runtime 1.1. More details in the Neuron Runtime release notes at Neuron Runtime Release Notes.

[1.1.17.0]

Date: 09/22/2020

Summary

Minor internal enhancements.

[1.0.11000.0]

Date: 08/08/2020

Summary

First release of the Neuron K8 Scheduler extension.

Major New Features

  • New scheduler extension is provided to ensure that kubelet is scheduling pods on inf1 with contiguous device ids. Additional details about the new scheduler are provided Neuron K8 Scheduler Extension. including instructions on how to apply it.

    • NOTE: The scheduler is only required when using inf1.6xlarge and/or inf1.24xlarge

  • With this release the device plugin now requires RBAC permission changes to get/patch NODE/POD objects. Please apply the k8s-neuron-device-plugin-rbac.yml before using the new device plugin.

Resolved Issues