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Xorbits Inference (Xinference)

Xinference is a powerful and versatile library designed to serve LLMs, speech recognition models, and multimodal models, even on your laptop. It supports a variety of models compatible with GGML, such as chatglm, baichuan, whisper, vicuna, orca, and many others. This notebook demonstrates how to use Xinference with LangChain.

Installationโ€‹

Install Xinference through PyPI:

%pip install --upgrade --quiet  "xinference[all]"

Deploy Xinference Locally or in a Distributed Cluster.โ€‹

For local deployment, run xinference.

To deploy Xinference in a cluster, first start an Xinference supervisor using the xinference-supervisor. You can also use the option -p to specify the port and -H to specify the host. The default port is 9997.

Then, start the Xinference workers using xinference-worker on each server you want to run them on.

You can consult the README file from Xinference for more information. ## Wrapper

To use Xinference with LangChain, you need to first launch a model. You can use command line interface (CLI) to do so:

!xinference launch -n vicuna-v1.3 -f ggmlv3 -q q4_0
Model uid: 7167b2b0-2a04-11ee-83f0-d29396a3f064

A model UID is returned for you to use. Now you can use Xinference with LangChain:

from langchain_community.llms import Xinference

llm = Xinference(
server_url="http://0.0.0.0:9997", model_uid="7167b2b0-2a04-11ee-83f0-d29396a3f064"
)

llm(
prompt="Q: where can we visit in the capital of France? A:",
generate_config={"max_tokens": 1024, "stream": True},
)
' You can visit the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, and many other historical sites in Paris, the capital of France.'

Integrate with a LLMChainโ€‹

from langchain.chains import LLMChain
from langchain.prompts import PromptTemplate

template = "Where can we visit in the capital of {country}?"

prompt = PromptTemplate.from_template(template)

llm_chain = LLMChain(prompt=prompt, llm=llm)

generated = llm_chain.run(country="France")
print(generated)

A: You can visit many places in Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Champs-Elysรฉes, Montmartre, Sacrรฉ-Cล“ur, and the Palace of Versailles.

Lastly, terminate the model when you do not need to use it:

!xinference terminate --model-uid "7167b2b0-2a04-11ee-83f0-d29396a3f064"