All the following features are available in the latest version of NVIDIA® Nsight™ Application Development Environment for Heterogeneous Platforms, Visual Studio Edition:

Nsight Visual Studio Edition Overview
Feature Support
Visual Studio Integration[1][2] Visual Studio 2019
Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2015
Activities[3] Build
Debug
Trace[4]
Target Applications[5] Compute
APIs & SDKs[3][5] CUDA C/C++
DirectCompute
Oculus SDK
Forum Support Select
[1] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 5.6, released in April 2018, VS2010 is no longer supported
[2] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2019.3, released in August 2019, VS2012 and VS2013 are no longer supported.
      These were deprecated in Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 6.0 (released in September 2018) and Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2019.1 (released in February 2019), respectively.
[3] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2020.1, released in May 2020, the following support was dropped
  • OpenCL support, which was deprecated since 2019.4
  • Window 7 support, which was deprecated since 2019.2
[4] Trace/Timeline is supported for Kepler, Maxwell, and Pascal. [5] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2020.1, released in May 2020, the following support was dropped:

 

CUDA
CUDA Debugging
Feature Legacy CUDA Debugger[6] Next-Gen CUDA Debugger[6]
Native CUDA C/C++ GPU Debugging Select Select
CPU + CUDA GPU Same-Session Debugging Select
Local single GPU CUDA Debugging Select Select
Local single GPU CUDA Memory checker Select
Source Correlated Assembly Debugging SASS,PTX,SASS+PTX SASS,PTX,SASS+PTX
Debug CUDA kernels without symbolics (SASS/PTX) Select Select
Data breakpoints for CUDA C/C++ code Select Select
Expressions in Locals, Watch, Conditionals Select Select
Full Tesla Compute Cluster (TCC) Support Select Select
WDDM/WDDM2 Support Select Select
Core Dump Analysis Select Select
[6] For supported Next-Gen and Legacy CUDA Debugger GPU, driver, and OS configurations, see the CUDA Debugger compatibility chart

 

CUDA Trace Features[7]
Application and System Trace with Call Stack Correlation
Trace and report SLI performance limiters
Event Trace for Windows (ETW) support
NVTX Support
Runtime/Driver API calls displayed on timeline
CUDA Kernels & MemCopies displayed on timeline
Detailed trace data displayed in table view
Sortable and filterable table columns
[7] Supports Kepler, Maxwell, and Pascal family GPUs.

 

Drop Notices:

    Future "Feature has Moved" drop notice
    • windows 7 support has been removed as of Nsight VSE 2020.1.
    • Integrated Graphics Frame Debugging & Analysis has been removed in Nsight VSE 2020.1.
    • Integrated Profiling functionality has removed from the CUDA Analysis tools in Nsight VSE 2020.1.
    "Support Removal" notice
    • Note that sm_30 and sm_32 Kepler based GPU support has been removed in Nsight VSE 2020.1.

Deprecation Notices:

    Future "Feature Moving" deprecation notice
    • Integrated Trace Analysis & Timeline functionality has been deprecated an will be removed from the CUDA Analysis tools in the next release of Nsight VSE.Nsight Systems supports this functionality and now integrates into Visual Studio with NVIDIA Nsight Integration
    Future "Support Removal" deprecation notice
    • Note that the remaining (sm_35, sm_37, and sm_50) Kepler based GPU support has been deprecated and will be removed in an upcoming release.

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