Re: [netcdfgroup] Fw: Profiling NetCDF4-python

I thought so too, but it seems like the python library (which obviously uses 
the C library) is significantly slower than the C library according to my 
tests, which is why I'm trying to profile it.


Thanks

Matt


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From: Elizabeth A. Fischer <elizabeth.fischer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: 09 May 2016 13:46
To: Matthew Jones
Subject: Re: [netcdfgroup] Fw: Profiling NetCDF4-python

I would expect most of the time to be taken up in the NetCDF-C library, not the 
Python code.

On Mon, May 9, 2016 at 6:35 AM, Matthew Jones 
<M.Jones3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:M.Jones3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

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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