User Guide


Profile Targets on a Parallels* Guest System

Configure the
Intel® VTune™
to analyze performance on a Parallels* guest system.
Parallels* Desktop users can use
Intel® VTune™
to analyze a Windows* or Linux* virtual guest system using a macOS* host.
Intel VTune
is installed and run on the guest system. Additional information about installing
is available from the installation guides. Refer to the installation guide for the guest system operating system (Windows or Linux).
Use the following steps to enable event based sampling analysis inside Parallels virtual machines. Refer to the Parallels documentation for the most up-to-date information.
  1. Open the configuration options:
    • Click the Parallels icon in the menu bar, press and hold the Option (Alt) key, and choose
    • Choose
      Virtual Machine
      from the Parallels Desktop menu bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Select the
  3. Select
  4. Select the
    Enable PMU virtualization

Product and Performance Information


Intel's compilers may or may not optimize to the same degree for non-Intel microprocessors for optimizations that are not unique to Intel microprocessors. These optimizations include SSE2, SSE3, and SSSE3 instruction sets and other optimizations. Intel does not guarantee the availability, functionality, or effectiveness of any optimization on microprocessors not manufactured by Intel. Microprocessor-dependent optimizations in this product are intended for use with Intel microprocessors. Certain optimizations not specific to Intel microarchitecture are reserved for Intel microprocessors. Please refer to the applicable product User and Reference Guides for more information regarding the specific instruction sets covered by this notice.

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