Visualizing and analyzing pipeline results

Vertex Pipelines lets you run machine learning (ML) pipelines that were built using the Kubeflow Pipelines SDK or TensorFlow Extended in a serverless manner. This document describes how to use Vertex Pipelines to visualize, analyze, and compare pipeline runs.

To learn more about running and scheduling pipelines, read the guide to running a pipeline.

Visualizing pipeline runs using Google Cloud Console

Use the following instructions to learn more about using Google Cloud Console to visualize pipeline runs.

  1. Open Vertex Pipelines in Google Cloud Console.

    Go to Vertex Pipelines

  2. Click the run name of the pipeline run that you want to analyze.

    The pipeline run page appears and displays the pipeline's runtime graph. The pipeline's summary appears in the Pipeline run analysis pane.

    • The pipeline graph shows the workflow steps in the pipeline.
    • The pipeline summary shows the basic information about the pipeline run and the parameters that were used in this pipeline run.

  3. To learn more about a pipeline step or artifact, click the step or artifact in the runtime graph.

    The Pipeline run analysis pane shows information about this pipeline step or artifact.

    • For pipeline steps, this information includes execution details, the input parameters that were passed to the step, and any output parameters that the step passed to the pipeline.

      To learn more about this pipeline step:

      • Click View job to see the job details.

        The job details page includes information like the machine type used to run this step, the container image that the step runs in, and the encryption key used by this step.

      • Click View logs to see the logs produced by this pipeline step.

        The logs pane appears. Use the logs to help debug the behavior of your pipeline.

    • For artifacts, this information includes the data type of the artifact, the location where the artifact is stored, and the artifact's metrics.

      Click the artifact's URI to open that location in Cloud Storage.

Comparing pipeline runs using Google Cloud Console

Use the following instructions to compare pipeline runs in Google Cloud Console.

  1. Open Vertex Pipelines in Google Cloud Console.

    Go to Vertex Pipelines

  2. Select the checkboxes of the pipeline runs that you want to compare.

  3. In the Vertex Pipelines menubar, click Compare.

    The Compare runs pane appears.

  4. The Compare runs pane lists your pipeline's parameters and metrics.

    This information helps you to perform analysis, such as analyzing how different sets of hyperparameters affect a model's metrics.

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