Meta and Microsoft have jointly announced the expansion of their artificial intelligence partnership by introducing their new large language model (LLM) called “Llama 2“. This cutting-edge language model is now available for both research and commercial use, making it a potential competitor to ChatGPT (OpenAI) and Bard (Google). The offering of Llama 2 for free enhances its accessibility and usability in various domains.
Llama 2: Features
- Llama 2 comes in three different sizes: 7B, 13B, and 70B.
- This new large language model (LLM) demonstrates superior performance compared to other open-source LLMs across various external benchmarks, excelling in reasoning, coding proficiency, and knowledge tests.
- Pre-trained on publicly available online data sources, the Llama-2-chat, which is a fine-tuned model, makes use of publicly available instruction datasets and benefits from over 1 million human annotations.
Llama 2: Multi-platform Accessibility and Seamless Integration
Llama 2 can be found in the Azure AI model catalog, empowering developers using Microsoft Azure to incorporate it into their projects and take advantage of cloud-native tools for content filtering and safety features.
Additionally, Llama 2 is optimized for local execution on Windows, offering developers a smooth workflow while delivering generative AI experiences to users across various platforms. Moreover, Llama 2 is accessible through Amazon Web Services (AWS), Hugging Face, and other providers, widening its availability to a broader audience.
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