Intel® VPU Device Plugin

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Updated 12/1/2020
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Enables power-efficient, cost-effective visual cloud solution for the emerging AI market for inference and media analytics applications at the Edge.

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Overview

The Vision Processing Unit (VPU) Device Plugin supports the following VPU cards:

Intel Visual Cloud Accelerator Card for Analytics (VCAC-A) 

This card has:

  • 1 low-power Intel® Core™ i3-7100U processor (integrated Intel® HD Graphics 620)
  • 12x Intel® Movidius™ Myriad™ X VPUs
  • 2x 4GB DDR4 SODIMM memory, Total 8GB
  • PCIe interface to Xeon E3/E5 server

 

Intel Mustang-V100-MX8 PCIe Accelerator Card

This card has:

  • 8  Intel® Movidius™ Myriad™ X VPU 2485
  • PCIe interface to 6th+ Generation Core PC or Xeon E3/E5 server

Installation and Usage

Note: This device plugin need HDDL daemon service to be running either natively or from a container. To get VCAC-A or Mustang card running hddl, please refer to GitHub.

Examples are provided showing how to deploy the plugin either using a DaemonSet or by hand on a per-node basis.

Getting the source code

Deploying as a DaemonSet

Deploy by hand

Verify plugin registration

Testing the plugin