PyProf 20.08 Release Notes

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PyProf release for 20.08, is available in the NVIDIA PyTorch NGC containers and directly from the PyProf GitHub page.

New Features

The key features of PyProf v3.3.0 / r20.08 are:

  • Latest PyProf version supports PyTorch 1.5.0 (PyTorch 1.6.0 with DLProf) and Nsight Systems 2020.3.2.
  • Latest PyProf version compatible with DLProf v0.14.0 / r20.08.
  • Capture PyTorch API information and data loading configuration.
  • Added CUTLASS to the list of GEMM kernels.
  • Added optional function stack tracing to NVTX markers. Enable with pyprof.init(enable_function_stack=True).

Known Issues

  • This software only supports PyTorch 1.5.
  • Forward-Backward kernel correlation heuristics do not work correctly with PyTorch 1.6. Recommended work arounds include:
    • Use with PyTorch 1.5.
    • Use the 20.03-py3 PyTorch NGC container:

      docker pull

    • Use DLProf in the 20.08 NGC PyTorch container.

Resolved Issues

  • None
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