Re: [netcdfgroup] Fw: Profiling NetCDF4-python

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  • Subject: Re: [netcdfgroup] Fw: Profiling NetCDF4-python
  • From: Matthew Jones <M.Jones3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 9 May 2016 10:50:30 +0000
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Hi


Thanks for the reply.


kcachegrind uses cProfile, so not overly useful for what I want to do


Thanks

Matt


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From: Nick Papior <nickpapior@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: 09 May 2016 11:46
To: Matthew Jones
Cc: netcdfgroup@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [netcdfgroup] Fw: Profiling NetCDF4-python

Have you tried:
https://docs.python.org/2/library/profile.html
26.4. The Python Profilers - Python 2.7.11 
documentation<https://docs.python.org/2/library/profile.html>
docs.python.org
26.4.1. Introduction to the profilers¶ cProfile and profile provide 
deterministic profiling of Python programs. A profile is a set of statistics 
that describes how ...



It usually works quite well for simple profiling.

2016-05-09 12:35 GMT+02:00 Matthew Jones 
<M.Jones3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:M.Jones3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>>:

Hi


I am trying to profile my NetCDF4-python code to see how to improve read 
performance, which I have identified as the bottleneck. I have done this using 
kcachegrind and line_profiler.


I want to delve a bit deeper into the library to see where the performance is 
dropping. I can't work out how to use line_profiler with the @profile decorator 
in the variable class. I also can't work out how to get kcachegrind to delve 
into the library because the slicing syntax var[...] is not an explicit 
function call, and I can't get var.__getitem__() to do the same thing.


Does anyone have any ideas how I could get more information from profiling the 
netcdf4 library?


Many thanks

Matt



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