Deep learning framework for Python.


The mxnet module is available on Puhti only. Currently supported MXNet versions:

  • 1.5.0

Includes MXNet for Python with GPU support via CUDA. Also includes all the packages from Python Data.

If you find that some package is missing, you can often install it yourself with pip install --user.

If you think that some important MXNet-related package should be included in the module provided by CSC, you can send an email to


MXNet is licensed under Apache License 2.0


To use this software on Puhti, initialize it with:

module load mxnet

to access the default version.

This will show all available versions:

module avail mxnet

To check the exact packages and versions included in the loaded module you can run:



Note that Puhti login nodes are not intended for heavy computing, please use slurm batch jobs instead. See our instructions on how to use the batch job system.

Local storage

The GPU nodes in Puhti have fast local storage which is useful for IO-intensive applications. See our general instructions on how to take the fast local storage into use.

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Last edited Fri Aug 21 2020