While communicating with people on forums, I noticed there are a few lasting misconceptions concerning the static analysis methodology. I decided to write a series of brief articles where I want to show you the real state of things.
The third myth is: "Dynamic analysis performed by tools like valgrind for C/C++ is much better than static code analysis".
In this part I will describe the test bed application and results data as run on an Intel Core i7 2600K Sandy Bridge (no over clocking).
A few days ago (October 12, 2011) a post was made by Andy to the Threading on Intel® Parallel Architectures forum titled: