Horovod in LSF¶
This page includes examples for running Horovod in a LSF cluster.
horovodrun will automatically detect the host names and GPUs of your LSF job.
If the LSF cluster supports
horovodrun will use it as launcher
otherwise it will default to
Inside a LSF batch file or in an interactive session, you just need to use:
horovodrun python train.py
Here, Horovod will start a process per GPU on all the hosts of the LSF job.
You can also limit the run to a subset of the job resources. For example, using only 6 GPUs:
horovodrun -np 6 python train.py
You can still pass extra arguments to
horovodrun. For example, to trigger CUDA-Aware MPI:
horovodrun --mpi-args="-gpu" python train.py