Product Owner Corner - Nov, 2017

Product Owner Corner - Nov, 2017

Hi,

Please find below a short update on VTune Amplifier product development.

We continue being focused on various I/O aspects. Our new cookbook recipe IO Issues: High Latency and Low PCIe Bandwidth might help you identify  and fix storage issues. Stay tuned for the “SPDK performance analysis with Intel® VTune™ Amplifier” article coming soon.:)

Also, we implemented  a technology for .NET* Core dynamic code profiling in VTune  Amplifier. It was announced on MSFT blog and we published a new “Profiling a .NET* Core Application” recipe in our cookbook.

In addition to that, we are working on the analysis of user space activity inside KVM virtual machine from the host. This is an important step to implement  a VNF (Virtualized Network Functions) profiling capability.

As part of usability improvements, we consider adding an “entry point analysis” to help navigate you thru the tuning flow. The idea is to detect  the most obvious issues of the app performance (dominant hotspots, poor core utilization, high CPI) and provide guidance for in-depth analysis or tuning advice. The performance statistics and insight of such an analysis may look as follows  

 

So, a (traditional :) ) question to you:

Would it be helpful or just annoying?

Grateful in advance for the response,

Valery

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