Audience: Anyone collecting event based performance data on a platform based on the Intel® Xeon® processor E5 family.
This is an organic document, meaning, that it will expand as need and request dictate. The purpose is to help establish a baseline understanding of terms used in Platform Monitoring, concepts described, and utilizations or capabilities comprehended.
Performance Monitoring Terminology
- The percentage of time that a device is busy servicing requests
This discussion covers some of the needs and implications that drive one to optimize and manage one’s platform. In this, we disclose opportunities to influence the ultimate performance of a computer system at the architectural, platform and software levels, and provide a rationale for the benefits that accrue.
This is an organic document, meaning, that it will expand as need and request dictate. The purpose is to help establish a repository of common and perhaps not-so-common questions that arise while optimizing systems using Platform Monitoring processes.