Deep Learning Profiler 20.10 Release Notes


DLProf release for 20.10, available in the NVIDIA TensorFlow 1.x, TensorFlow 2.x, and PyTorch NGC containers.

Driver Requirements

Release 20.10 is based on NVIDIA CUDA 11.1.0, which requires NVIDIA Driver release 455 or later. However, if you are running on Tesla (for example, T4 or any other Tesla board), you may use NVIDIA driver release 418.xx, 440.30, or 450.xx. The CUDA driver's compatibility package only supports particular drivers. For a complete list of supported drivers, see the CUDA Application Compatibility topic. For more information, see CUDA Compatibility and Upgrades.

New Features

The key features of DLProf v0.16.0 / r20.10 are:

Known Issues

  • This software is accessible in the NGC TensorFlow and PyTorch containers and as a separate PIP wheel.
  • This software is only supported for TensorFlow 1.15, and PyTorch 1.6 and TensorBoard 1.15.
  • Simple mode only profiling is supported for TensorFlow 2.
  • The PyTorch AMP datatype is not correctly detected and causes the Expert Systems to recommend AMP in PyTorch even when AMP is enabled.

Resolved Issues

  • None