- Some of the visualization and Jupyter tools, including gate/error map and backend information, have been moved from
qiskit-ibmq-provider. They are now under the
qiskit.providers.ibmq.visualization. In addition, you can now use
%iqx_dashboardto get a dashboard that provides both job and backend information.
- JSON schema validation is no longer run by default on Qobj objects passed to
qiskit.providers.ibmq.IBMQBackend.run(). This significantly speeds up the execution of the run() method. Qobj objects are still validated on the server side, and invalid Qobjs will continue to raise exceptions. To force local validation, set
validate_qobj=Truewhen you invoke