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Targets in a Cloud Environment

You can use
Intel® VTune™
Profiler
to run application performance analysis in the user-mode sampling mode on Windows* or Linux* virtual machine based instances or any analysis type on a bare-metal cloud instance.
These cloud service providers are supported:
  • Amazon Web Services* (AWS)
  • Google Cloud Platform*
  • Microsoft Azure*
You can install
VTune
Profiler
either directly on the cloud instance or on a Windows, Linux, or macOS* host system and target a Linux cloud instance for remote analysis.
Prerequisites:
  • Existing account with one of the supported cloud service providers
  • Existing Linux or Windows instance in the cloud
  • Linux instance: Root or sudo privileges to enable user-mode sampling Hotspots analysis by setting
    /proc/sys/kernel/yama/ptrace_scope
    to
    0
    . See the
    Intel VTune
    Profiler
    Release Notes
    for instructions on enabling it permanently.
  • If installing in the cloud: At least 25GB of instance storage
To install
VTune
Profiler
on the cloud instance, copy the
VTune
Profiler
installer to the cloud instance and
run the installer. For more information, see the
VTune
Profiler
install guide for Windows or Linux
.
A use case with steps for installing and configuring
VTune
Profiler
on an Amazon Web Services instance and running a Hotspots analysis on that instance is available from the
VTune
Profiler
Cookbook
.

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.