The main updates to the documents are summarised below. In addition there will have been many improvements and corrections.
These update is mainly to support the release of Poplar SDK 2.0.
Updates since SDK 2.0¶
Since the SDK release, the following documents have been updated:
SDK 2.0 release¶
For full details of all the changes in this release, see the Release Notes.
The main documentation changes are:
The PopRun tool for running distributed programs and the associated PopDist library are now documented.
New and updated functions in the Poplar API:
The PopVision trace instrumentation (PVTI) and PopVision analysis (PVA) libraries are now included in the in Poplar docs.
This includes the release of Poplar SDK 1.4, the IPU-M2000, the IPU-POD reference design and the supporting software tools.
Poplar SDK 1.4
Updates for new features in the SDK 1.4 release (see the SDK release notes for details of changes and new features in the SDK)
PopART: New chapter on writing custom ops
Keras: Introduction to using Keras in TensorFlow 2 on the IPU
TensorFlow: Added documentation and GitHub tutorial on Graph Recompilation in TensorFlow 2
PopVision: Added documentation for the System Analyser and the trace instrumentation library (libpvti)
New and updated documents for IPU-POD64 reference design
New documents for IPU-M2000 direct attach
Documents for hardware support tools: