PyProf 20.10 Release Notes

NVIDIA Optimized Frameworks (Latest Release)

Description

PyProf release for 20.10, is available in the NVIDIA PyTorch NGC containers and directly from the PyProf GitHub page.

New Features

The key features of PyProf v3.5.0 / r20.10 are:

  • Latest PyProf version supports PyTorch 1.5.0 (PyTorch 1.6.0 with DLProf) and Nsight Systems 2020.3.2.
  • Latest PyProf version is compatible with DLProf v0.16.0 / r20.10.
  • Nsight System database lookup improved to speed up the runtime profile analysis time by 50x.
  • Node names will now include class info and can be linked back to the original Python source.

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 20.09-py3 PyTorch NGC container:
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      docker pull nvcr.io/nvidia/pytorch:20.10-py3

    • Use DLProf in the 20.10 NGC PyTorch container or install using Python wheel.

Resolved Issues

  • None
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