What's new? Update 4 - Intel® Advisor XE 2013

Intel® Advisor XE 2013

Intel® Advisor XE 2013 guides developers to add parallelism to their existing C/C++, Fortran, or C# programs.


New in Update 4!  

Resources

·        Knowledgebase articles

·        Training Videos (Click on "Learn" tab to select a video)

Contents

File: advisor_xe_2013_update4.tar.gz

 Installer for Intel® Advisor XE 2013 Update 4 for Linux*

File: Advisor_XE_2013_update4_setup.exe

 Installer for Intel® Advisor XE 2013 Update 4 for Windows*

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Details

Increased values for the Target CPU Count in the Suitability Report window, including the scalability graph. To modify the current value, specify the Maximum CPU Count in the Options > General dialog box.

Now you have an ability to set up a value for the Maximum CPU count via the Options > General dialog box like show below. It will allow you to check your program suitability on bigger number of target CPUs.

You also will see increased values for the Target CPU Count in the Suitability Report windows, including the scalability graph:

Ways to skip program initialization for Survey and Suitability analysis, by either starting the tools in a paused collection state or pausing collection for a specified time. To resume collection, either use the Resume Collection annotation or click the Resume button.

Now there are two ways to skip program initialization for Survey and Suitability analysis: by either starting the tools in a paused collection state or pausing collection for a specified time:

To resume collection, either use the Resume Collection annotation or click the Resume button.


The side command toolbar is more accessible. For example, to start Survey or Suitability analysis in a paused collection state, use the << button to show it. After analysis completes, use the >> button to hide it, which increases the width available for the Report window.

The side command toolbar is more accessible now. For example, to start Survey or Suitability analysis in a paused collection state, use the << button to show it. After analysis completes, use the >> button to hide it, which increases the width available for the Report window. 


New options that let you display or hide the warning message for missing debug information (Survey) and set the Suitability Report's Maximum CPU Count.

New options now let you display or hide the warning message for missing debug information (Survey) and set the Suitability Report's Maximum CPU Count. 


Once "Show missing debug information warning" is checked, the following warning will appear when performing the "Survey" step:

                   

Several new messages, a visual indication in the result tab name when a tool is waiting for you to click a button, and other usability enhancements.

Now you can see several new messages, like a visual indication in the result tab name when a tool is waiting for you to click a button, and other usability enhancements.

For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.