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tsx-hotspots
Command Line Analysis

This analysis is deprecated in GUI and available from command line only.
TSX Hotspots analysis type uses hardware event-based sampling collection and is targeted for the Intel® processors supporting Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions (Intel® TSX). This analysis type uses the UOPS_RETIRED.ALL_PS hardware event that emulates precise clockticks and helps identify performance-critical program units inside transactions.

Syntax

vtune
-collect tsx-hotspots [-knob <
knobName=knobValue
>] [--] <
target
>
For the most current information on available knobs (configuration options) for the TSX Hotspots analysis, enter:
vtune
-help collect tsx-hotspots
Example
This example shows how to run the TSX Hotspots analysis on a Linux*
myApplication
with enabled call stacks and thread context switches advanced collection:
vtune -collect tsx-hotspots -knob enable-stack-collection=true -- /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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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.