User Guide

  • 2020
  • 06/18/2020
  • Public Content

Profile Targets on a VMware* Guest System

Configure the
Intel® VTune™
to analyze performance on a VMware* guest system.
VMware users can use the
to analyze a Windows* or Linux* virtual guest system.
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 on the VMware virtual machine. Refer to the VMware documentation for the most up-to-date information.
  1. From the host system, open the configuration settings for the virtual machine.
  2. Select the
    device on the left.
  3. Select the
    Virtualize CPU performance counters
  4. Click
    to apply the change.

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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