Source code for torch.distributed.elastic.agent.server.local_elastic_agent

#!/usr/bin/env python3

# Copyright (c) Facebook, Inc. and its affiliates.
# All rights reserved.
# This source code is licensed under the BSD-style license found in the
# LICENSE file in the root directory of this source tree.

import json
import os
import shutil
import signal
import socket
import tempfile
import uuid
from typing import Any, Dict, Optional, Tuple

import torch.distributed.elastic.timer as timer
from torch.distributed.elastic import events

from torch.distributed.elastic.agent.server.api import (
from import EventMetadataValue
from torch.distributed.elastic.metrics.api import prof
from torch.distributed.elastic.multiprocessing import PContext, start_processes
from torch.distributed.elastic.utils import macros
from torch.distributed.elastic.utils.logging import get_logger

log = get_logger()

__all__ = [


[docs]class LocalElasticAgent(SimpleElasticAgent): """ An implementation of :py:class:`torchelastic.agent.server.ElasticAgent` that handles host-local workers. This agent is deployed per host and is configured to spawn ``n`` workers. When using GPUs, ``n`` maps to the number of GPUs available on the host. The local agent does not communicate to other local agents deployed on other hosts, even if the workers may communicate inter-host. The worker id is interpreted to be a local process. The agent starts and stops all worker processes as a single unit. The worker function and argument passed to the worker function must be python multiprocessing compatible. To pass multiprocessing data structures to the workers you may create the data structure in the same multiprocessing context as the specified ``start_method`` and pass it as a function argument. The ``exit_barrier_timeout`` specifies the amount of time (in seconds) to wait for other agents to finish. This acts as a safety net to handle cases where workers finish at different times, to prevent agents from viewing workers that finished early as a scale-down event. It is strongly advised that the user code deal with ensuring that workers are terminated in a synchronous manner rather than relying on the exit_barrier_timeout. A named pipe based watchdog can be enabled in ```LocalElasticAgent``` if an environment variable ``TORCHELASTIC_ENABLE_FILE_TIMER`` with value 1 has been defined in the ```LocalElasticAgent``` process. Optionally, another environment variable ```TORCHELASTIC_TIMER_FILE``` can be set with a unique file name for the named pipe. If the environment variable ```TORCHELASTIC_TIMER_FILE``` is not set, ```LocalElasticAgent``` will internally create a unique file name and set it to the environment variable ```TORCHELASTIC_TIMER_FILE```, and this environment variable will be propagated to the worker processes to allow them to connect to the same named pipe that ```LocalElasticAgent``` uses. Example launching function :: def trainer(args) -> str: return "do train" def main(): start_method="spawn" shared_queue= multiprocessing.get_context(start_method).Queue() spec = WorkerSpec( role="trainer", local_world_size=nproc_per_process, entrypoint=trainer, args=("foobar",), ...<OTHER_PARAMS...>) agent = LocalElasticAgent(spec, start_method) results = if results.is_failed(): print("trainer failed") else: print(f"rank 0 return value: {results.return_values[0]}") # prints -> rank 0 return value: do train Example launching binary :: def main(): spec = WorkerSpec( role="trainer", local_world_size=nproc_per_process, entrypoint="/usr/local/bin/trainer", args=("--trainer-args", "foobar"), ...<OTHER_PARAMS...>) agent = LocalElasticAgent(spec) results = if not results.is_failed(): print("binary launches do not have return values") """ def __init__( self, spec: WorkerSpec, start_method="spawn", exit_barrier_timeout: float = 300, log_dir: Optional[str] = None, ): super().__init__(spec, exit_barrier_timeout) self._start_method = start_method self._pcontext: Optional[PContext] = None rdzv_run_id = spec.rdzv_handler.get_run_id() self._log_dir = self._make_log_dir(log_dir, rdzv_run_id) self._worker_watchdog: Optional[timer.FileTimerServer] = None def _make_log_dir(self, log_dir: Optional[str], rdzv_run_id: str): base_log_dir = log_dir or tempfile.mkdtemp(prefix="torchelastic_") os.makedirs(base_log_dir, exist_ok=True) dir = tempfile.mkdtemp(prefix=f"{rdzv_run_id}_", dir=base_log_dir)"log directory set to: {dir}") return dir def _setup_local_watchdog(self, envs: Dict[int, Dict[str, str]]) -> None: enable_watchdog_env_name = TORCHELASTIC_ENABLE_FILE_TIMER watchdog_enabled = os.getenv(enable_watchdog_env_name) watchdog_file_env_name = TORCHELASTIC_TIMER_FILE watchdog_file_path = os.getenv(watchdog_file_env_name) if watchdog_enabled is not None and str(watchdog_enabled) == "1": if watchdog_file_path is None: watchdog_file_path = "/tmp/watchdog_timer_" + str(uuid.uuid4())"Starting a FileTimerServer with {watchdog_file_path} ...") self._worker_watchdog = timer.FileTimerServer( file_path=watchdog_file_path, max_interval=0.1, daemon=True, log_event=self._log_watchdog_event) self._worker_watchdog.start()"FileTimerServer started") else:"Environment variable '{enable_watchdog_env_name}' not found. Do not start FileTimerServer.") # Propagate the watchdog file env to worker processes if watchdog_file_path is not None: for _, worker_env in envs.items(): worker_env[watchdog_file_env_name] = watchdog_file_path def _get_fq_hostname(self) -> str: return socket.getfqdn(socket.gethostname()) def _log_watchdog_event( self, name: str, request: Optional[timer.FileTimerRequest], ) -> None: wg = self._worker_group spec = wg.spec md = { "watchdog_event": name } if request is not None: md["worker_pid"] = str(request.worker_pid) md["scope_id"] = request.scope_id md["expiration_time"] = str(request.expiration_time) md["signal"] = str(request.signal) md_str = json.dumps(md) state = "RUNNING" metadata: Dict[str, EventMetadataValue] = { "run_id": spec.rdzv_handler.get_run_id(), "global_rank": None, "group_rank": wg.group_rank, "worker_id": None, "role": spec.role, "hostname": self._get_fq_hostname(), "state": state, "total_run_time": self._total_execution_time, "rdzv_backend": spec.rdzv_handler.get_backend(), "raw_error": None, "metadata": md_str, "agent_restarts": spec.max_restarts - self._remaining_restarts, } # Note: The 'metadata' field of the Event is converted to a TorchelasticStatusLogEntry later. # The 'name' field of the Event is NOT used in the TorchelasticStatusLogEntry. event = events.Event( name=name, source=events.EventSource.AGENT, metadata=metadata ) events.record(event) # pyre-fixme[56]: Pyre was not able to infer the type of the decorator # ``. @prof def _stop_workers(self, worker_group: WorkerGroup) -> None: self._shutdown() # pyre-fixme[56]: Pyre was not able to infer the type of the decorator # ``. @prof def _start_workers(self, worker_group: WorkerGroup) -> Dict[int, Any]: spec = worker_group.spec store = assert store is not None master_addr, master_port = super()._get_master_addr_port(store) restart_count = spec.max_restarts - self._remaining_restarts use_agent_store = spec.rdzv_handler.get_backend() == "static" args: Dict[int, Tuple] = {} envs: Dict[int, Dict[str, str]] = {} for worker in worker_group.workers: local_rank = worker.local_rank worker_env = { "LOCAL_RANK": str(local_rank), "RANK": str(worker.global_rank), "GROUP_RANK": str(worker_group.group_rank), "ROLE_RANK": str(worker.role_rank), "ROLE_NAME": spec.role, "LOCAL_WORLD_SIZE": str(spec.local_world_size), "WORLD_SIZE": str(worker.world_size), "GROUP_WORLD_SIZE": str(worker_group.group_world_size), "ROLE_WORLD_SIZE": str(worker.role_world_size), "MASTER_ADDR": master_addr, "MASTER_PORT": str(master_port), "TORCHELASTIC_RESTART_COUNT": str(restart_count), "TORCHELASTIC_MAX_RESTARTS": str(spec.max_restarts), "TORCHELASTIC_RUN_ID": spec.rdzv_handler.get_run_id(), "TORCHELASTIC_USE_AGENT_STORE": str(use_agent_store), "NCCL_ASYNC_ERROR_HANDLING": os.getenv( "NCCL_ASYNC_ERROR_HANDLING", str(1) ), } if "OMP_NUM_THREADS" in os.environ: worker_env["OMP_NUM_THREADS"] = os.environ["OMP_NUM_THREADS"] envs[local_rank] = worker_env worker_args = list(spec.args) worker_args = macros.substitute(worker_args, str(local_rank)) args[local_rank] = tuple(worker_args) # scaling events do not count towards restarts (gets same attempt #) # remove existing log dir if this restart is due to a scaling event attempt_log_dir = os.path.join(self._log_dir, f"attempt_{restart_count}") shutil.rmtree(attempt_log_dir, ignore_errors=True) os.makedirs(attempt_log_dir) self._setup_local_watchdog(envs=envs) assert spec.entrypoint is not None self._pcontext = start_processes( name=spec.role, entrypoint=spec.entrypoint, args=args, envs=envs, log_dir=attempt_log_dir, start_method=self._start_method, redirects=spec.redirects, tee=spec.tee, ) return self._pcontext.pids() def _shutdown(self, death_sig: signal.Signals = signal.SIGTERM) -> None: if self._worker_watchdog is not None: self._worker_watchdog.stop() self._worker_watchdog = None if self._pcontext: self._pcontext.close(death_sig) # pyre-fixme[56]: Pyre was not able to infer the type of the decorator # ``. @prof def _monitor_workers(self, worker_group: WorkerGroup) -> RunResult: role = worker_group.spec.role worker_pids = { for w in worker_group.workers} assert self._pcontext is not None pc_pids = set(self._pcontext.pids().values()) if worker_pids != pc_pids: log.error( f"[{role}] worker pids do not match process_context pids." f" Expected: {worker_pids}, actual: {pc_pids}" ) return RunResult(state=WorkerState.UNKNOWN) result = self._pcontext.wait(0) if result: if result.is_failed(): # map local rank failure to global rank worker_failures = {} for local_rank, failure in result.failures.items(): worker = worker_group.workers[local_rank] worker_failures[worker.global_rank] = failure return RunResult( state=WorkerState.FAILED, failures=worker_failures, ) else: # copy ret_val_queue into a map with a global ranks workers_ret_vals = {} for local_rank, ret_val in result.return_values.items(): worker = worker_group.workers[local_rank] workers_ret_vals[worker.global_rank] = ret_val return RunResult( state=WorkerState.SUCCEEDED, return_values=workers_ret_vals, ) else: return RunResult(state=WorkerState.HEALTHY)


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