FLAN-T5 is a finetuned version of Google's popular T5 model with instruct-finetuning. As stated in the model repository's introduction, compared to T5, FLAN-T5 is "just better at everything." With its permissive license, FLAN-T5 has become a popular option for a starting instruct model.
Initial release: 2022-12-06
Llama 2 is Meta AI's open source LLM available both research and commercial use case.
The successor to LLaMA (henceforce "Llama 1"), Llama 2 was trained on 40% more data, has double the context length, and was tuned on a large dataset of human preferences (over 1 million such annotations) to ensure helpfulness and safety. It outperforms other open source models on both natural language understanding datasets as well as in head-to-head face-offs.
Initial release: 2023-07-18
|Products & Features|
|License||Apache 2.0||Custom (Commercial OK)|
|Model Sizes||3B, 11B||7B, 13B, 70B|