Android Features in Intel® VTune™ Amplifier 2014 for Systems - Requirements

Intel® VTune™ Amplifier 2014 for Systems brings many of the capabilities that Linux* and Windows* developers have enjoyed for ~20 years to Android*, and some new features that are only available on Android.  The features you get depend on the device.

The following table summarizes what various VTune Amplifier features need:

  • Basic Hotspots including user mode stacks to C/C++ Source
  • Java Functions with Java Source, JIT assembly or DEX Drill Down
    • Rootable device
    • Instrumented Java/Dalvik JVM (Available in most Intel® Atom processor builds)
  • Hardware-Event Based Sampling (Enables Kernel Stacks, Advanced Hotspots, General Exploration, System [Wide] Profiling, and Custom Analysis Types)
    • Rootable device
    • Version compatible signed performance analysis drivers available
      • pax.ko, sep3_10.ko, and vtssp.ko
    • Intel® Atom processor or 4th Generation Intel® Core processor (codename haswell)
  • Intel® Energy Profiler
    • Rootable device
    • Version compatible signed Intel Energy Profiler driver available
      • SOCWATCH1_3.ko for 22nm Intel Atom processor (codenamed silvermont) or 4th Generation Intel Core processor (codenamed haswell)
      • apwr3_1.ko for 32nm High-K next generation Intel Atom processor (codenamed medfield, lexington, or clovertrail plus)

If you don't already have a device that supports the features you need, check back here later, for information on how to get a "public" device.

If you have information on how to enable (Example: root an off-the-shelf device) or get other devices which have partial or full support of the above features for VTune Amplifier 2014 for Systems please post a comment to this article.

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