How to use Intel® Energy Profiler in Intel® System Studio

By Pallavi Kankar, Published: 09/20/2016, Last Updated: 09/19/2016

Introduction

Intel® Energy Profiler is a feature of Intel® VTune™ Amplifier for Systems, a component in Intel® System Studio that provides visualization and analysis capabilities for data imported from SoC Watch and other collectors. It uses the Intel® SoC Watch command-line tool to collect metrics that describe a system's power consumption, including but not limited to: C/P/D/S-state residencies, thermals, energy consumption, bandwidth, and wakeups.

User Guide for Intel® SoC Watch

 Use  Intel® Energy Profiler for Windows* OS

  1)  Intel System Studio for Windows* Product Requirements

 2) Intel System Studio Intel SoC Watch package installation location and download

  • From the Intel System Studio site download the Ultimate of Intel System Studio Professional edition, which supports the Intel Energy Profiler
  • Once you download the package, Intel SoC Watch for Windows* OS is automatically installed as part of Intel VTune Amplifier for Systems
  • The default top-level installation folder  is: C:\Program files\IntelSWTools\system_studio_<version>\target\windows_socwatch

   3) Please refer to the release notes from the package on the supported architectures.

 4)  User Guide from the Intel SoC Watch  package, or the online document from Intel VTune Amplifier for systems product

 Use Intel Energy Profiler for Linux* OS
   1)   Intel System Studio for Linux* Product Requirement

   2) Intel System Studio Intel SoC Watch package installation location

  • From the Intel System Studio site download the Ultimate of Intel System Studio Professional edition, which supports the Intel Energy Profiler
  • Once you download the package, Intel SoC Watch for Linux* OS is automatically installed as part of Intel VTune Amplifier for Systems
  • The default top-level installation folder for this product is: C:\Program Files\IntelSWTools\system_studio_<version>\target\socwatch_linux_v2.1.1_x86_64

   3) Please refer to the  release notes from the package on the supported architectures.

   4) User’s guide from the Intel SoC Watch package, or the online document from Intel VTune Amplifier

 Use Intel® Energy Profiler for Android* OS
   1) Intel® System Studio for Android* Product Requirement

   2) From the Intel System Studio site download the Ultimate of Intel System StudioProfessional edition, which supports the Intel Energy Profiler

  • Once you download the package, Intel SoC Watch for Android OS is automatically installed as part of Intel VTune Amplifier for Systems
  • The default top-level installation folder for this product is: C:\Program Files\IntelSWTools\system_studio_<version>\target\socwatchForAndroid.pdf 

   3) Please refer to the release notes from the package on the supported architectures.

  • Linux Host
  • Windows Host
  • Installation directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\IntelSWTools\VTune Amplifier 2017 for Systems\documentation\en\ socwtach_android_release_notes.pdf

   4) User’s guide from the SOCwatch package, or the online document from Intel VTune Amplifier 

  • Online workflow 
  • Online documentation
  • Installation directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\IntelSWTools\VTune Amplifier 2017 for Systems\documentation\en\ socwtach_Android_release_notes.pdf

Product and Performance Information

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