# Source code for horovod.torch.mpi_ops

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# Load all the necessary PyTorch C types.
import torch
import warnings
from horovod.common.basics import HorovodBasics as _HorovodBasics
from horovod.common.exceptions import HorovodInternalError
from horovod.common.process_sets import _setup as _setup_process_sets
from horovod.common.process_sets import ProcessSet, global_process_set, add_process_set, remove_process_set
from horovod.common.util import check_installed_version, get_average_backwards_compatibility_fun, gpu_available, num_rank_is_power_2
from horovod.torch.compression import Compression
# Check possible symbol not found error from pytorch version mismatch
try:
from horovod.torch import mpi_lib_v2 as mpi_lib
except Exception as e:
check_installed_version('pytorch', torch.__version__, e)
raise e
else:
check_installed_version('pytorch', torch.__version__)
_NULL = ""
_basics = _HorovodBasics(__file__, 'mpi_lib_v2')
# import basic methods
is_initialized = _basics.is_initialized
start_timeline = _basics.start_timeline
stop_timeline = _basics.stop_timeline
size = _basics.size
local_size = _basics.local_size
cross_size = _basics.cross_size
rank = _basics.rank
local_rank = _basics.local_rank
cross_rank = _basics.cross_rank
mpi_threads_supported = _basics.mpi_threads_supported
mpi_enabled = _basics.mpi_enabled
mpi_built = _basics.mpi_built
gloo_enabled = _basics.gloo_enabled
gloo_built = _basics.gloo_built
nccl_built = _basics.nccl_built
ddl_built = _basics.ddl_built
ccl_built = _basics.ccl_built
cuda_built = _basics.cuda_built
rocm_built = _basics.rocm_built
def shutdown(*args, **kwargs):
mpi_lib.horovod_torch_reset()
return _basics.shutdown(*args, **kwargs)
def init(*args, **kwargs):
global _handle_map
_handle_map = {}
return _basics.init(*args, **kwargs)
# import reduction op values
Average = _basics.Average
Sum = _basics.Sum
Adasum = _basics.Adasum
is_homogeneous = _basics.is_homogeneous
handle_average_backwards_compatibility = get_average_backwards_compatibility_fun(_basics)
_setup_process_sets(_basics)
# Schema: handle -> input, output
# We keep input in order to make sure it does not get garbage collected
# before the operation is finished.
_handle_map = {}
def _check_function(function_factory, tensor):
function = function_factory(tensor)
if not hasattr(mpi_lib, function):
raise ValueError('Tensor type %s is not supported.' % tensor.type())
if not tensor.is_contiguous():
raise ValueError('Tensor is required to be contiguous.')
return function
def _allreduce_function_factory(tensor):
return 'horovod_torch_allreduce_async_' + tensor.type().replace('.', '_')
def _allreduce_async(tensor, output, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set: ProcessSet):
# Set the divisor for reduced gradients to average when necessary
if op == Average:
if rocm_built():
# For ROCm, perform averaging at framework level
divisor = size()
op = Sum
else:
divisor = 1
elif op == Adasum:
if process_set != global_process_set:
raise NotImplementedError("Adasum does not support non-global process sets yet.")
if tensor.device.type != 'cpu' and gpu_available('torch'):
if nccl_built():
if not is_homogeneous():
raise NotImplementedError('Running GPU Adasum on heterogeneous cluster is not supported yet.')
elif not num_rank_is_power_2(int(size() / local_size())):
raise NotImplementedError('Running GPU Adasum with non-power of 2 nodes is not supported yet.')
if rocm_built():
# For ROCm, perform averaging at framework level
divisor = local_size()
else:
divisor = 1
else:
warnings.warn('Adasum reduction does not currently support GPU reduction using MPI. Tensors are '
'copied to CPU memory instead. To use Adasum for GPU reduction, please compile Horovod '
'with HOROVOD_GPU_OPERATIONS=NCCL.')
divisor = 1
else:
if not num_rank_is_power_2(size()):
raise NotImplementedError('Running Adasum with non-power of 2 ranks is not supported yet.')
divisor = 1
else:
divisor = 1
function = _check_function(_allreduce_function_factory, tensor)
try:
handle = getattr(mpi_lib, function)(tensor, output, divisor,
name.encode() if name is not None else _NULL, op,
prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set.process_set_id)
except RuntimeError as e:
raise HorovodInternalError(e)
_handle_map[handle] = (tensor, output)
return handle
[docs]def allreduce_async(tensor, average=None, name=None, op=None,
prescale_factor=1.0, postscale_factor=1.0,
process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that performs asynchronous averaging or summation of the input tensor
over all the Horovod processes. The input tensor is not modified.
The reduction operation is keyed by the name. If name is not provided, an incremented
auto-generated name is used. The tensor type and shape must be the same on all
Horovod processes for a given name. The reduction will not start until all processes
are ready to send and receive the tensor.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to reduce.
average:
.. warning:: .. deprecated:: 0.19.0
Use `op` instead. Will be removed in v0.21.0.
name: A name of the reduction operation.
op: The reduction operation to combine tensors across different
ranks. Defaults to Average if None is given.
prescale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor before allreduce.
postscale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor after allreduce.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A handle to the allreduce operation that can be used with `poll()` or
`synchronize()`.
"""
op = handle_average_backwards_compatibility(op, average)
output = tensor.new(tensor.shape)
return _allreduce_async(tensor, output, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set)
class HorovodAllreduce(torch.autograd.Function):
"""An autograd function that performs allreduce on a tensor."""
@staticmethod
def forward(ctx, tensor, average, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set):
ctx.average = average
ctx.op = op
ctx.prescale_factor = prescale_factor
ctx.postscale_factor = postscale_factor
ctx.process_set = process_set
handle = allreduce_async(tensor, average, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set)
return synchronize(handle)
@staticmethod
def backward(ctx, grad_output):
return allreduce(grad_output, average=ctx.average, op=ctx.op,
prescale_factor=ctx.prescale_factor,
postscale_factor=ctx.postscale_factor,
process_set=ctx.process_set), None, None, None, None, None, None
[docs]def allreduce(tensor, average=None, name=None, compression=Compression.none, op=None,
prescale_factor=1.0, postscale_factor=1.0, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that performs averaging or summation of the input tensor over all the
Horovod processes. The input tensor is not modified.
The reduction operation is keyed by the name. If name is not provided, an incremented
auto-generated name is used. The tensor type and shape must be the same on all
Horovod processes for a given name. The reduction will not start until all processes
are ready to send and receive the tensor.
This acts as a thin wrapper around an autograd function. If your input
tensor requires gradients, then callings this function will allow gradients
to be computed and backpropagated.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to reduce.
average:
.. warning:: .. deprecated:: 0.19.0
Use `op` instead. Will be removed in v0.21.0.
name: A name of the reduction operation.
compression: Compression algorithm used during allreduce to reduce the amount
of data sent during the each parameter update step. Defaults to
not using compression.
op: The reduction operation to combine tensors across different ranks. Defaults
to Average if None is given.
prescale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor before allreduce.
postscale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor after allreduce.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A tensor of the same shape and type as `tensor`, averaged or summed across all
processes.
"""
tensor_compressed, ctx = compression.compress(tensor)
summed_tensor_compressed = HorovodAllreduce.apply(tensor_compressed, average, name, op,
prescale_factor, postscale_factor,
process_set)
return compression.decompress(summed_tensor_compressed, ctx)
[docs]def allreduce_async_(tensor, average=None, name=None, op=None,
prescale_factor=1.0, postscale_factor=1.0,
process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that performs asynchronous in-place averaging or summation of the input
tensor over all the Horovod processes.
The reduction operation is keyed by the name. If name is not provided, an incremented
auto-generated name is used. The tensor type and shape must be the same on all
Horovod processes for a given name. The reduction will not start until all processes
are ready to send and receive the tensor.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to reduce.
average:
.. warning:: .. deprecated:: 0.19.0
Use `op` instead. Will be removed in v0.21.0.
name: A name of the reduction operation.
op: The reduction operation to combine tensors across different ranks. Defaults to
Average if None is given.
prescale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor before allreduce.
postscale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor after allreduce.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A handle to the allreduce operation that can be used with `poll()` or
`synchronize()`.
"""
op = handle_average_backwards_compatibility(op, average)
return _allreduce_async(tensor, tensor, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set)
[docs]def allreduce_(tensor, average=None, name=None, op=None,
prescale_factor=1.0, postscale_factor=1.0,
process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that performs in-place averaging or summation of the input tensor over
all the Horovod processes.
The reduction operation is keyed by the name. If name is not provided, an incremented
auto-generated name is used. The tensor type and shape must be the same on all
Horovod processes for a given name. The reduction will not start until all processes
are ready to send and receive the tensor.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to reduce.
average:
.. warning:: .. deprecated:: 0.19.0
Use `op` instead. Will be removed in v0.21.0.
name: A name of the reduction operation.
op: The reduction operation to combine tensors across different ranks. Defaults to
Average if None is given.
prescale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor before allreduce.
postscale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor after allreduce.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A tensor of the same shape and type as `tensor`, averaged or summed across all
processes.
"""
handle = allreduce_async_(tensor, average, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set)
return synchronize(handle)
def _grouped_allreduce_function_factory(tensor):
return 'horovod_torch_grouped_allreduce_async_' + tensor.type().replace('.', '_')
def _grouped_allreduce_async(tensors, outputs, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set: ProcessSet):
# Set the divisor for reduced gradients to average when necessary
if op == Average:
if rocm_built():
# For ROCm, perform averaging at framework level
divisor = size()
op = Sum
else:
divisor = 1
elif op == Adasum:
if process_set != global_process_set:
raise NotImplementedError("Adasum does not support non-global process sets yet.")
if tensors[0].device.type != 'cpu' and gpu_available('torch'):
if nccl_built():
if not is_homogeneous():
raise NotImplementedError('Running GPU Adasum on heterogeneous cluster is not supported yet.')
elif not num_rank_is_power_2(int(size() / local_size())):
raise NotImplementedError('Running GPU Adasum with non-power of 2 nodes is not supported yet.')
if rocm_built():
# For ROCm, perform averaging at framework level
divisor = local_size()
else:
divisor = 1
else:
warnings.warn('Adasum reduction does not currently support GPU reduction using MPI. Tensors are '
'copied to CPU memory instead. To use Adasum for GPU reduction, please compile Horovod '
'with HOROVOD_GPU_OPERATIONS=NCCL.')
divisor = 1
else:
if not num_rank_is_power_2(size()):
raise NotImplementedError('Running Adasum with non-power of 2 ranks is not supported yet.')
divisor = 1
else:
divisor = 1
function = _check_function(_grouped_allreduce_function_factory, tensors[0])
try:
handle = getattr(mpi_lib, function)(tensors, outputs, divisor,
name.encode() if name is not None else _NULL, op,
prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set.process_set_id)
except RuntimeError as e:
raise HorovodInternalError(e)
_handle_map[handle] = (tuple(tensors), tuple(outputs))
return handle
[docs]def grouped_allreduce_async(tensors, average=None, name=None, op=None,
prescale_factor=1.0, postscale_factor=1.0,
process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that performs asynchronous averaging or summation of the input tensor
list over all the Horovod processes. The input tensors are not modified.
The reduction operations are keyed by the base name. If a base name is not
provided, an incremented auto-generated base name is used. Reductions are
performed across tensors in the same list position. The tensor type and
shape must be the same on all Horovod processes for tensors sharing
positions in the input tensor list. The reduction will not start until all
processes are ready to send and receive the tensors.
Arguments:
tensors: A list of tensors to reduce.
average:
.. warning:: .. deprecated:: 0.19.0
Use `op` instead. Will be removed in v0.21.0.
name: A base name to use for the group reduction operation.
op: The reduction operation to combine tensors across different
ranks. Defaults to Average if None is given.
prescale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor before allreduce.
postscale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor after allreduce.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A handle to the group allreduce operation that can be used with `poll()` or
`synchronize()`.
"""
op = handle_average_backwards_compatibility(op, average)
outputs = [t.new(t.shape) for t in tensors]
return _grouped_allreduce_async(tensors, outputs, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set)
class HorovodGroupedAllreduce(torch.autograd.Function):
"""An autograd function that performs allreduce on a list of tensors."""
@staticmethod
def forward(ctx, average, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set: ProcessSet, *tensors):
ctx.average = average
ctx.op = op
ctx.prescale_factor = prescale_factor
ctx.postscale_factor = postscale_factor
ctx.process_set = process_set
handle = grouped_allreduce_async(list(tensors), average, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor,
process_set)
return synchronize(handle)
@staticmethod
def backward(ctx, *grad_output):
grad_reduced = grouped_allreduce(list(grad_output), average=ctx.average, op=ctx.op,
prescale_factor=ctx.prescale_factor,
postscale_factor=ctx.postscale_factor,
process_set=ctx.process_set)
return (None, None, None, None, None, None, *grad_reduced)
[docs]def grouped_allreduce(tensors, average=None, name=None, compression=Compression.none, op=None,
prescale_factor=1.0, postscale_factor=1.0, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that performs averaging or summation of the input tensor
list over all the Horovod processes. The input tensors are not modified.
The reduction operations are keyed by the base name. If a base name is not
provided, an incremented auto-generated base name is used. Reductions are
performed across tensors in the same list position. The tensor type and
shape must be the same on all Horovod processes for tensors sharing
positions in the input tensor list. The reduction will not start until all
processes are ready to send and receive the tensors.
This acts as a thin wrapper around an autograd function. If your input
tensors require gradients, then calling this function will allow gradients
to be computed and backpropagated.
Arguments:
tensors: A list of tensors to reduce.
average:
.. warning:: .. deprecated:: 0.19.0
Use `op` instead. Will be removed in v0.21.0.
name: A base name to use for the group reduction operation.
compression: Compression algorithm used during allreduce to reduce the amount
of data sent during the each parameter update step. Defaults to
not using compression.
op: The reduction operation to combine tensors across different ranks. Defaults
to Average if None is given.
prescale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor before allreduce.
postscale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor after allreduce.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A list containing tensors of the same shape and type as in `tensors`,
averaged or summed across all processes.
"""
tensors_compressed, ctxs = zip(*[compression.compress(t) for t in tensors])
summed_tensors_compressed = HorovodGroupedAllreduce.apply(average, name, op,
prescale_factor, postscale_factor,
process_set, *tensors_compressed)
return [compression.decompress(t, ctx) for t, ctx in zip(summed_tensors_compressed, ctxs)]
[docs]def grouped_allreduce_async_(tensors, average=None, name=None, op=None,
prescale_factor=1.0, postscale_factor=1.0,
process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that performs asynchronous in-place averaging or summation of the input
tensors over all the Horovod processes.
The reduction operations are keyed by the base name. If a base name is not
provided, an incremented auto-generated base name is used. Reductions are
performed across tensors in the same list position. The tensor type and
shape must be the same on all Horovod processes for tensors sharing
positions in the input tensor list. The reduction will not start until all
processes are ready to send and receive the tensors.
Arguments:
tensors: A list of tensors to reduce.
average:
.. warning:: .. deprecated:: 0.19.0
Use `op` instead. Will be removed in v0.21.0.
name: A base name to use for the group reduction operation.
op: The reduction operation to combine tensors across different ranks. Defaults to
Average if None is given.
prescale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor before allreduce.
postscale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor after allreduce.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A handle to the group allreduce operation that can be used with `poll()` or
`synchronize()`.
"""
op = handle_average_backwards_compatibility(op, average)
return _grouped_allreduce_async(tensors, tensors, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set)
[docs]def grouped_allreduce_(tensors, average=None, name=None, op=None,
prescale_factor=1.0, postscale_factor=1.0,
process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that performs in-place averaging or summation of the input tensors over
all the Horovod processes.
The reduction operations are keyed by the base name. If a base name is not
provided, an incremented auto-generated base name is used. Reductions are
performed across tensors in the same list position. The tensor type and
shape must be the same on all Horovod processes for tensors sharing
positions in the input tensor list. The reduction will not start until all
processes are ready to send and receive the tensors.
Arguments:
tensors: A list of tensors to reduce.
average:
.. warning:: .. deprecated:: 0.19.0
Use `op` instead. Will be removed in v0.21.0.
name: A base name to use for the group reduction operation.
op: The reduction operation to combine tensors across different ranks. Defaults to
Average if None is given.
prescale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor before allreduce.
postscale_factor: Multiplicative factor to scale tensor after allreduce.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A list containing tensors of the same shape and type as in `tensors`,
averaged or summed across all processes.
"""
handle = grouped_allreduce_async_(tensors, average, name, op, prescale_factor, postscale_factor, process_set)
return synchronize(handle)
def sparse_allreduce_async(tensor, name, op, process_set=global_process_set):
# Allgather aggregates along the first dimension, so we need to transpose the
# indices to enforce correct concatenation behavior, then transpose back prior to
# constructing the new aggregated sparse gradient
t = tensor
indices_handle = allgather_async(t._indices().transpose(0, 1).contiguous(), name=f'{name}.indices',
process_set=process_set)
values_handle = allgather_async(t._values(), name=f'{name}.values', process_set=process_set)
def handle():
# We need to sync values handle firstly for torch nightly >= 10.0
# Issue: https://github.com/horovod/horovod/issues/2961
values = synchronize(values_handle)
indices = synchronize(indices_handle)
values = (values / process_set.size()) if op == Average else values
if indices.dim() == 0 or values.dim() == 0:
return t.new().resize_as_(t)
return t.new(indices.transpose(0, 1), values, t.size())
return handle
def _allgather_function_factory(tensor):
return 'horovod_torch_allgather_async_' + tensor.type().replace('.', '_')
def _allgather_async(tensor, output, name, process_set: ProcessSet):
function = _check_function(_allgather_function_factory, tensor)
try:
handle = getattr(mpi_lib, function)(
tensor, output, name.encode() if name is not None else _NULL,
process_set.process_set_id)
except RuntimeError as e:
raise HorovodInternalError(e)
_handle_map[handle] = (tensor, output)
return handle
[docs]def allgather_async(tensor, name=None, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that asynchronously concatenates the input tensor with the same input
tensor on all other Horovod processes. The input tensor is not modified.
The concatenation is done on the first dimension, so the input tensors on the
different processes must have the same rank and shape, except for the first
dimension, which is allowed to be different.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to allgather.
name: A name of the allgather operation.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A handle to the allgather operation that can be used with `poll()` or
`synchronize()`.
"""
output = tensor.new()
return _allgather_async(tensor, output, name, process_set)
class HorovodAllgather(torch.autograd.Function):
"""An autograd function that performs allgather on a tensor."""
@staticmethod
def forward(ctx, tensor, name, process_set: ProcessSet):
ctx.dim = tensor.shape[0]
ctx.process_set = process_set
handle = allgather_async(tensor, name, process_set)
return synchronize(handle)
@staticmethod
def backward(ctx, grad_output):
grad_reduced = allreduce(grad_output, average=True, process_set=ctx.process_set)
dim_t = torch.IntTensor([ctx.dim])
dim = allgather(dim_t, process_set=ctx.process_set).view(ctx.process_set.size())
r = ctx.process_set.rank()
offset = torch.sum(dim.narrow(0, 0, r)).item() if r != 0 else 0
return grad_reduced.narrow(0, offset, ctx.dim), None, None
[docs]def allgather(tensor, name=None, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that concatenates the input tensor with the same input tensor on
all other Horovod processes. The input tensor is not modified.
The concatenation is done on the first dimension, so the input tensors on the
different processes must have the same rank and shape, except for the first
dimension, which is allowed to be different.
This acts as a thin wrapper around an autograd function. If your input
tensor requires gradients, then callings this function will allow gradients
to be computed and backpropagated.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to allgather.
name: A name of the allgather operation.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A tensor of the same type as `tensor`, concatenated on dimension zero
across all processes. The shape is identical to the input shape, except for
the first dimension, which may be greater and is the sum of all first
dimensions of the tensors in different Horovod processes.
"""
return HorovodAllgather.apply(tensor, name, process_set)
def _broadcast_function_factory(tensor):
return 'horovod_torch_broadcast_async_' + tensor.type().replace('.', '_')
def _broadcast_async(tensor, output, root_rank, name, process_set: ProcessSet):
function = _check_function(_broadcast_function_factory, tensor)
try:
handle = getattr(mpi_lib, function)(
tensor, output, root_rank, name.encode() if name is not None else _NULL,
process_set.process_set_id)
except RuntimeError as e:
raise HorovodInternalError(e)
_handle_map[handle] = (tensor, output)
return handle
[docs]def broadcast_async(tensor, root_rank, name=None, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that asynchronously broadcasts the input tensor on root rank to the same
input tensor on all other Horovod processes. The input tensor is not modified.
The broadcast operation is keyed by the name. If name is not provided, an incremented
auto-generated name is used. The tensor type and shape must be the same on all
Horovod processes for a given name. The broadcast will not start until all processes
are ready to send and receive the tensor.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to broadcast.
root_rank: The rank to broadcast the value from.
name: A name of the broadcast operation.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A handle to the broadcast operation that can be used with `poll()` or
`synchronize()`.
"""
output = tensor.new(tensor.shape)
return _broadcast_async(tensor, output, root_rank, name, process_set)
class HorovodBroadcast(torch.autograd.Function):
"""An autograd function that broadcasts a tensor."""
@staticmethod
def forward(ctx, tensor, root_rank, name, process_set: ProcessSet):
ctx.root_rank = root_rank
ctx.process_set = process_set
handle = broadcast_async(tensor, root_rank, name, process_set)
return synchronize(handle)
@staticmethod
def backward(ctx, grad_output):
grad_reduced = allreduce(grad_output, average=True, process_set=ctx.process_set)
if rank() != ctx.root_rank:
grad_reduced *= 0
return grad_reduced, None, None, None
[docs]def broadcast(tensor, root_rank, name=None, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that broadcasts the input tensor on root rank to the same input tensor
on all other Horovod processes. The input tensor is not modified.
The broadcast operation is keyed by the name. If name is not provided, an incremented
auto-generated name is used. The tensor type and shape must be the same on all
Horovod processes for a given name. The broadcast will not start until all processes
are ready to send and receive the tensor.
This acts as a thin wrapper around an autograd function. If your input
tensor requires gradients, then callings this function will allow gradients
to be computed and backpropagated.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to broadcast.
root_rank: The rank to broadcast the value from.
name: A name of the broadcast operation.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A tensor of the same shape and type as `tensor`, with the value broadcasted
from root rank.
"""
return HorovodBroadcast.apply(tensor, root_rank, name, process_set)
[docs]def broadcast_async_(tensor, root_rank, name=None, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that asynchronously broadcasts the input tensor on root rank to the same
input tensor on all other Horovod processes. The operation is performed in-place.
The broadcast operation is keyed by the name. If name is not provided, an incremented
auto-generated name is used. The tensor type and shape must be the same on all
Horovod processes for a given name. The broadcast will not start until all processes
are ready to send and receive the tensor.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to broadcast.
root_rank: The rank to broadcast the value from.
name: A name of the broadcast operation.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A handle to the broadcast operation that can be used with `poll()` or
`synchronize()`.
"""
return _broadcast_async(tensor, tensor, root_rank, name, process_set)
[docs]def broadcast_(tensor, root_rank, name=None, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that broadcasts the input tensor on root rank to the same input tensor
on all other Horovod processes. The operation is performed in-place.
The broadcast operation is keyed by the name. If name is not provided, an incremented
auto-generated name is used. The tensor type and shape must be the same on all
Horovod processes for a given name. The broadcast will not start until all processes
are ready to send and receive the tensor.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to broadcast.
root_rank: The rank to broadcast the value from.
name: A name of the broadcast operation.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A tensor of the same shape and type as `tensor`, with the value broadcasted
from root rank.
"""
handle = broadcast_async_(tensor, root_rank, name, process_set)
return synchronize(handle)
def _alltoall_function_factory(tensor):
return 'horovod_torch_alltoall_async_' + tensor.type().replace('.', '_')
def _alltoall_async(tensor, splits, output, output_received_splits, name, process_set: ProcessSet):
if splits is None:
# If splits not provided, create empty tensor as placeholder
splits = torch.tensor([], dtype=torch.int32, device='cpu')
elif not isinstance(splits, torch.Tensor):
splits = torch.tensor(splits, dtype=torch.int32, device='cpu')
function = _check_function(_alltoall_function_factory, tensor)
try:
handle = getattr(mpi_lib, function)(
tensor, splits, output, output_received_splits, name.encode() if name is not None else _NULL,
process_set.process_set_id)
except RuntimeError as e:
raise HorovodInternalError(e)
_handle_map[handle] = (tensor, splits, (output, output_received_splits))
return handle
[docs]def alltoall_async(tensor, splits=None, name=None, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that scatters slices of the input tensor to all other Horovod processes
and returns a tensor of gathered slices from all other Horovod processes. The input
tensor is not modified.
The slicing is done on the first dimension, so the input tensors on
the different processes must have the same rank and shape, except for the
first dimension, which is allowed to be different.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to distribute with alltoall.
splits: A tensor of integers in rank order describing how many
elements in `tensor` to send to each worker. Splitting is
applied along the first dimension of `tensor`. If `splits` is
not provided, the first dimension is split equally by the
number of Horovod processes.
name: A name of the alltoall operation.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
A handle to the alltoall operation that can be used with `poll()` or
`synchronize()`.
"""
output = tensor.new()
if isinstance(splits, torch.Tensor):
output_received_splits = splits.new()
else:
output_received_splits = torch.empty(size(), dtype=torch.int32, device='cpu')
return _alltoall_async(tensor, splits, output, output_received_splits, name, process_set)
class HorovodAlltoall(torch.autograd.Function):
"""An autograd function that performs alltoall on a tensor."""
@staticmethod
def forward(ctx, tensor, splits, name, process_set: ProcessSet):
handle = alltoall_async(tensor, splits, name, process_set)
output, received_splits = synchronize(handle)
ctx.process_set = process_set
ctx.recvsplits = received_splits
if splits is None:
return output
else:
ctx.mark_non_differentiable(received_splits)
return output, received_splits
@staticmethod
def backward(ctx, grad_output, *dead_gradients):
grad_wrt_tensor, _ = alltoall(grad_output, splits=ctx.recvsplits,
process_set=ctx.process_set)
return grad_wrt_tensor, None, None, None
[docs]def alltoall(tensor, splits=None, name=None, process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that scatters slices of the input tensor to all other Horovod processes
and returns a tensor of gathered slices from all other Horovod processes. The input
tensor is not modified.
The slicing is done on the first dimension, so the input tensors on
the different processes must have the same rank and shape, except for the
first dimension, which is allowed to be different.
This acts as a thin wrapper around an autograd function. If your input
tensor requires gradients, then callings this function will allow gradients
to be computed and backpropagated.
Arguments:
tensor: A tensor to distribute with alltoall.
splits: A tensor of integers in rank order describing how many
elements in `tensor` to send to each worker. Splitting is
applied along the first dimension of `tensor`. If `splits` is
not provided, the first dimension is split equally by the
number of Horovod processes.
name: A name of the alltoall operation.
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
Returns:
1) A tensor containing the gathered tensor data from all workers.
2) If `splits` has been provided: A tensor of integers in rank order
describing how many elements in the output tensor have been received
from each worker.
"""
return HorovodAlltoall.apply(tensor, splits, name, process_set)
[docs]def poll(handle):
"""
Polls an allreduce, allgather or broadcast handle to determine whether underlying
asynchronous operation has completed. After `poll()` returns `True`, `synchronize()`
will return without blocking.
Arguments:
handle: A handle returned by an allreduce, allgather or broadcast asynchronous
operation.
Returns:
A flag indicating whether the operation has completed.
"""
return mpi_lib.horovod_torch_poll(handle) != 0
[docs]def synchronize(handle):
"""
Synchronizes an asynchronous allreduce, allgather, alltoall or broadcast operation until
it's completed. Returns the result of the operation.
Arguments:
handle: A handle returned by an allreduce, allgather, alltoall or broadcast asynchronous
operation.
Returns:
A single output tensor of the operation or a tuple of multiple output tensors.
"""
if handle not in _handle_map:
return
try:
mpi_lib.horovod_torch_wait_and_clear(handle)
output = _handle_map.pop(handle)[-1]
return output
except RuntimeError as e:
_handle_map.pop(handle, None)
raise HorovodInternalError(e)
[docs]def join(device=-1) -> int:
"""A function that indicates that the rank finished processing data.
All ranks that did not call join() continue to process allreduce operations.
This function blocks Python thread until all ranks join.
Arguments:
device: An id of the device to create temprorary zero tensors (default -1, CPU)
Returns:
Id of the rank that joined last.
"""
output = torch.tensor(-1, dtype=torch.int, device=torch.device("cpu"))
try:
handle = mpi_lib.horovod_torch_join(output, device)
except RuntimeError as e:
raise HorovodInternalError(e)
_handle_map[handle] = (None, output)
return synchronize(handle).item()
[docs]def barrier(process_set=global_process_set):
"""
A function that acts as a simple sychronization point for ranks specified
in the given process group(default to global group). Ranks that reach
this function call will stall until all other ranks have reached.
Arguments:
process_set: Process set object to limit this operation to a subset of
Horovod processes. Default is the global process set.
"""
try:
handle = mpi_lib.horovod_torch_barrier(process_set.process_set_id)
except RuntimeError as e:
raise HorovodInternalError(e)
_handle_map[handle] = (None, None)
synchronize(handle)
```