What's new with TotalView for HPC
Embedded/Edge Debugging Support for NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier
The NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Xavier™ platform offers amazing compute capabilities at the fraction of the size and cost of a workstation making it a perfect fit for a variety of autonomous machine applications.
With the 2019.1 release, developers can use the full power of TotalView to debug their CUDA-based autonomous machine applications running on the Xavier’s ARM 64-bit CPU and 512-Core Volta GPU architecture including using TotalView’s memory debugging technologies to find memory leaks and other memory problems in your code.
User Interface Options – Dark Theme Now Available
TotalView’s new interface was built from the start to support multiple themes and for the 2019.1 release a dark theme is now available! To enable the dark theme simply select the Dark icon from the Display tab on the Preferences dialog, click OK, and then restart TotalView. When TotalView restarts the user interface will be transformed into the new dark theme! Read more about why and how to use the new dark-themed user interface in this blog.
Support for Debugging in Python 3
For the 2019.1 release, TotalView’s ability to debug mixed language Python and C/C++ applications has been enhanced to support Python 3.5 and above. Testing has been done on a variety of OS Python distributions as well as the Enthought Python distribution. The Anaconda Python distribution is not supported due to the unavailability of debug information with the distribution.
FlexNet Embedded Support on macOS
The macOS platform has been updated to also support FlexNet Embedded style tokens. This enables customers sharing tokens between Linux ARM64, Linux PowerLE and Linux x86-64 to now share them with macOS versions of TotalView too.
Improved User Interface
TotalView’s new user interface, activated through the Display Preferences panel or using the -newUI command line option, continues to deliver new enhancements to make debugging your applications even easier. If you have any feedback about the new user interface, requests for new or missing features or any problems please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Debugging standard input (stdin) based applications is now supported.
- Numerous bug fixes and performance improvements have been made to the new UI including improving the performance of UI updates when stepping applications and displaying large source files with many breakpoints.
Stability Improvements and Platform Updates
For the 2019.1 release, TotalView has added operating system support for SuSE/SLES 15 and the PGI 18.10 compiler. Numerous user-reported bug fixes have also been fixed in this release.
For more details please refer to the TotalView release notes.