Source code for ax.core.runner

#!/usr/bin/env python3
# Copyright (c) Meta Platforms, Inc. and affiliates.
# This source code is licensed under the MIT license found in the
# LICENSE file in the root directory of this source tree.

from __future__ import annotations

from abc import ABC, abstractmethod
from typing import Any, Dict, Iterable, Optional, Set, TYPE_CHECKING

from ax.utils.common.base import Base
from ax.utils.common.serialization import SerializationMixin

if TYPE_CHECKING:  # pragma: no cover
    # import as module to make sphinx-autodoc-typehints happy
    from ax import core  # noqa F401

[docs]class Runner(Base, SerializationMixin, ABC): """Abstract base class for custom runner classes""" @property def staging_required(self) -> bool: """Whether the trial goes to staged or running state once deployed.""" return False
[docs] @abstractmethod def run(self, trial: core.base_trial.BaseTrial) -> Dict[str, Any]: """Deploys a trial based on custom runner subclass implementation. Args: trial: The trial to deploy. Returns: Dict of run metadata from the deployment process. """ pass # pragma: no cover
[docs] def run_multiple( self, trials: Iterable[core.base_trial.BaseTrial] ) -> Dict[int, Dict[str, Any]]: """Runs a single evaluation for each of the given trials. Useful when deploying multiple trials at once is more efficient than deploying them one-by-one. Used in Ax ``Scheduler``. NOTE: By default simply loops over `run_trial`. Should be overwritten if deploying multiple trials in batch is preferable. Args: trials: Iterable of trials to be deployed, each containing arms with parameterizations to be evaluated. Can be a `Trial` if contains only one arm or a `BatchTrial` if contains multiple arms. Returns: Dict of trial index to the run metadata of that trial from the deployment process. """ return {trial.index: for trial in trials}
[docs] def poll_available_capacity(self) -> int: """Checks how much available capacity there is to schedule trial evaluations. Required for runners used with Ax ``Scheduler``. NOTE: This method might be difficult to implement in some systems. Returns -1 if capacity of the system is "unlimited" or "unknown" (meaning that the ``Scheduler`` should be trying to schedule as many trials as is possible without violating scheduler settings). There is no need to artificially force this method to limit capacity; ``Scheduler`` has other limitations in place to limit number of trials running at once, like the ``SchedulerOptions.max_pending_trials`` setting, or more granular control in the form of the `max_parallelism` setting in each of the `GenerationStep`s of a `GenerationStrategy`). Returns: An integer, representing how many trials there is available capacity for; -1 if capacity is "unlimited" or not possible to know in advance. """ return -1
[docs] def poll_trial_status( self, trials: Iterable[core.base_trial.BaseTrial] ) -> Dict[core.base_trial.TrialStatus, Set[int]]: """Checks the status of any non-terminal trials and returns their indices as a mapping from TrialStatus to a list of indices. Required for runners used with Ax ``Scheduler``. NOTE: Does not need to handle waiting between polling calls while trials are running; this function should just perform a single poll. Args: trials: Trials to poll. Returns: A dictionary mapping TrialStatus to a list of trial indices that have the respective status at the time of the polling. This does not need to include trials that at the time of polling already have a terminal (ABANDONED, FAILED, COMPLETED) status (but it may). """ raise NotImplementedError( f"{self.__class__.__name__} does not implement a `poll_trial_status` " "method." )
[docs] def stop( self, trial: core.base_trial.BaseTrial, reason: Optional[str] = None ) -> Dict[str, Any]: """Stop a trial based on custom runner subclass implementation. Optional method. Args: trial: The trial to stop. reason: A message containing information why the trial is to be stopped. Returns: A dictionary of run metadata from the stopping process. """ raise NotImplementedError( f"{self.__class__.__name__} does not implement a `stop` method." )
[docs] def clone(self) -> Runner: """Create a copy of this Runner.""" cls = type(self) # pyre-ignore[45]: Cannot instantiate abstract class `Runner`. return cls( **cls.deserialize_init_args(args=cls.serialize_init_args(obj=self)), )
def __eq__(self, other: Runner) -> bool: same_class = self.__class__ == other.__class__ same_init_args = self.serialize_init_args( obj=self ) == other.serialize_init_args(obj=other) return same_class and same_init_args