Intel® System Studio 2015 Beta - What's New

 

Intel® System Studio 2015 Beta  provides deep hardware and software insights to speed-up development, testing and optimization of Intel-based IoT, Intelligent Systems, mobile systems and embedded systems. Intel® System Studio 2015 Beta and  Intel® System Studio 2015 Beta Update 1 have added exciting new features such as enhanced Intel® Quark SoC support, improved Eclipse* integration, Wind River* Workbench* integration and Native code generation support for Intel® Graphics Technology on Linux* targets.

We also introduce Intel® System Studio 2015 for Windows* Beta target with Microsoft* Visual Studio* integration. It adds support for Microsoft* Windows* targeted cross-development Microsoft* Windows* 7 and 8.1 releases. Additionally, in the Professional Edition it adds remote performance, power and thermal analysis. 

What's New in Intel® System Studio 2015 Professional Edition for Windows* Beta

  1. Microsoft* Visual Studio* 2010, 2012, 2013 integration for Intel® C++ Compiler and Intel® VTune™ Amplifier for Systems
  2. Intel® Threading Building Blocks
  3. SoC Watch for Windows*

What's New in Intel® System Studio 2015 Composer Edition for Windows* Beta

  1. Microsoft* Visual Studio* 2010, 2012, 2013 integration for Intel® C++ Compiler
  2. Intel® Threading Building Blocks

What's New in Intel® System Studio 2015 Beta Update 1

  1. Wind River* Workbench* IDE integration and platform recipes for Intel® C++ Compiler, Intel® Performance Primitives, Intel® Math Kernel Library, Intel® VTune™ Amplifier Sampling Collector
  2. Wind River* Workbench* IDE launcher for Intel® VTune™ Amplifier for Systems and Intel® System Debugger
  3. Run-control and reset handling improvements for OpenOCD* based debug with the Intel® System Debugger
  4. Update to Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives 8.2

What's New in Intel® System Studio 2015 Beta

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What’s new

New Platform support for latest Intel® Atom™ Processor and Intel® Core™ Processor based platforms.

Please check with us for early access to upcoming Processor support under non-disclosure agreement.

Use Intel® System Studio to develop system software and debug for all upcoming mobile embedded platforms

Enhanced Intel® Quark SoC X1000 support

Support and optimizations for

  • Intel® C++ Compiler
  • Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives
  • Intel® System Debugger – OpenOCD* communication protocol support for low-cost JTAG devices
  • Intel® System Debugger – agent (BIOS)-based UEFI debug support

Intel® VTune™ Amplifier for Systems

GPU profiling for Android*

Driverless solutions:

  • EBS collection via Perf*on Linux
  • Android* frameworks events collection via F-Trace*.

New Getting Started Tutorial for Android*

ART* profiling support

Additional minor new features

  • Hotspots, General Exploration and Custom EBS analysis types on Linux and Android
  • An option to limit the call stack size (in system pages) and minimize collection overhead for custom hardware event-based sampling analysis result
  • An option to display verbose collection and finalization messages in the Collection Log window
  • Support for importing csv files with instant counters collected out of the VTune™ Amplifier with the external collector
  • Support for GPU analysis on remote Android* target systems (with Intel® HD Graphics) from Linux* and Windows* host systems
  • Support for custom data collection of Android framework and chipset events
  • Lightweight integration of the VTune™ Amplifier to the Eclipse* IDE with the toolbar access to the standalone version of the VTune™ Amplifier
  • New Finding Hotspots on an Android Platform tutorial accompanied with the C++ code example and providing instructions for the Basic Hotspots analysis on a remote Android system

Intel® Inspector for Systems

New uninitialized memory error algorithm – substantially reduces number of false positives

Independent control of uninitialized memory analysis

Improved on-demand leak detection and memory growth interface

Major improvement in threading error analysis

GDB* - The GNU Debugger

Update to GDB* 7.7

Remote debug support with gdbserver for Android*

Eclipse* integration

Intel® System Debugger

Launch plug-ins for Eclipse* and Wind River* Workbench*

Instruction trace window and source-level instruction flow visualization improvements

Linux* host support for Intel® Atom™ Processor C2xxx, E3xxx, Z32xx, Z33xx as well as 4th generation Intel® Core™ Processors and Intel® Xeon™ Processors

Wind River* VxWorks* 7 kernel module and task awareness

PCI Scan Tool Technology Preview

3rd generation Intel® Core™ Processor support available on request

Support for OpenOCD* and compatible JTAG devices for Intel® Quark SoC

  • TinCanTools* FLYSWATTER2
  • Olimex* ARM-USB-OCD-H

Intel® C++ Compiler

 

Native code generation support for Intel® Graphics Technology for Linux* targets

Latest Embedded Linux* and Android* target OS support

New  Optimization  Report  interface,  structure,  and  options  (strongly recommended to read  for  users  of  existing  options  -opt-report,  -vec-report,  -openmp-report,  and  -parreport)

Full C++11 language support (includes these feature new to 15.0) (-std=c++11)

Intel® Math Kernel Library

New Intel® Atom™ Processor optimizations

Added a customizable error handler.See the Intel® MKL Reference Manual description of mkl_set_exit_handler() for further details

Intel® MKL PARDISO:

  • Added the ability to store Intel® MKL PARDISO handle to the disk for future use at any solver stage
  • Added pivot control support for unsymmetric matrices and out-of-core mode
  • Added diagonal extraction support for unsymmetric matrices and out-of-core mode


Intel® Math Kernel Library Cookbook, a new document with recipes for assembling Intel® MKL routines for solving complex problems

 

Product Contents of Intel® System Studio 2015 Beta for Windows*

The product contains the following components

  1. Intel® C++ Compiler 15.0 Beta
  2. Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives 8.2
  3. Intel® Math Kernel Library 11.2
  4. Intel® Threading Building Blocks 4.3
  5. Intel® System Studio System Analyzer 2014 R3
  6. Intel® VTune™ Amplifier  2015 Beta Update 1 for Systems
    1. Intel® VTune™ Amplifier Sampling Enabling Product (SEP) 3.16
    2. SoC Watch for Windows* 1.4
  7. Intel® Inspector 2015 Beta Update 1 for Systems

Product Contents of Intel® System Studio 2015 Beta Update 1

The product contains the following components

  1. Intel® C++ Compiler 15.0 Beta Update 1
  2. Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives 8.2 for Linux*
  3. Intel® Math Kernel Library 11.2 Beta Update 2 for Linux*
  4. Intel® System Debugger 2015
    • Intel® System Debugger notification module xdbntf.ko (Provided under GNU General Public License v2)
  5. OpenOCD 0.8.0 library (Provided under GNU General Public License v2+)
    • OpenOCD 0.8.0 source (Provided under GNU General Public License v2+)
  6. GNU* GDB 7.7 (Provided under GNU General Public License v3)
    • Source of GNU* GDB 7.7 (Provided under GNU General Public License v3)
  7. SVEN Technology 1.0 (SDK provided under GNU General Public License v2)
  8. Intel® VTune™ Amplifier  2015 Beta for Systems
    • Intel® VTune™ Amplifier Sampling Enabling Product (SEP) 3.16
    • Intel® Energy Profiler
    • WakeUp Watch for Android* 3.1.6
    • SoC Watch for Android* 1.4d
  9. Intel® Inspector 2015 Beta for Systems
  10. Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers 2014 R2

What's New and Product Contents of Intel® System Studio 2014

Product Contents of previous Intel® System Studio releases

 

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