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Performance Snapshot (preview)

VTune
Profiler
provides several analysis types that are tailored to examine various application types and aspects of performance. Performance Snapshot captures a picture of these aspects and presents an overview of the workings of your application.
This is a
PREVIEW FEATURE
. A preview feature may or may not appear in a future production release. It is available for your use in the hopes that you will provide feedback on its usefulness and help determine its future. Data collected with a preview feature is not guaranteed to be backward compatible with future releases. Please send your feedback to parallel.studio.support@intel.com or to intelsystemstudio@intel.com.
Use Performance Snapshot when you want to see a summary of issues affecting your application. This analysis also includes recommendations for other analysis types that you can run next for a deeper investigation.
  1. Select the
    Performance Snapshot
    analysis type from the analysis tree.
  2. If memory bandwidth information is important, check this box for relevant data collection.
  3. Click the Start button to run the analysis.
    Performance Snapshot setup
    To run Performance Snapshot from the command line for this configuration, use the Command Line button at the bottom.
  4. Once the data collection is complete, see results in the
    Summary
    tab.
    • There are sections of information about areas of concern.
    • The sections list supporting metrics with red flags indicating sub-optimal values.
    • The analysis tree highlights other analysis types that you should consider running next.
    Performance Snapshot - Summary of Results

Product and Performance Information

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