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performance-snapshot
Command Line Analysis

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.

Syntax

vtune
-collect performance-snapshot [-knob <
knobName=knobValue
>] [--] <
target
>
Knobs:
  • Collect the data required to compute memory bandwidth.
    Default value :
    false
    Possible values :
    true
    |
    false
  • Evaluate maximum achievable local DRAM bandwidth before starting the collection. This data is used to scale bandwidth metrics on the timeline and calculate thresholds.
    Default value :
    true
    Possible values :
    true
    |
    false
For the most current information on available knobs (configuration options) for Performance Snapshot analysis, enter:
vtune
-help collect performance-snapshot
Example
This example shows how to run Performance Snapshot on a Linux*
myApplication
application:
vtune -collect performance-snapshot -- /home/test/myApplication

What's Next

When the data collection is complete, do one of the following to view the result:

Product and Performance Information

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