Getting Started with Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE

Invoke the Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE GUI and continue the analysis of the poisson application.

On Linux* OS and OS X*, run the command:

$ amplxe-gui

On Windows* OS:

  • From the Windows* Start menu, choose All Programs > Intel® Parallel Studio XE version > Analyzers > Intel VTune Amplifier XE version.

  • On Windows 8, find the Intel VTune Amplifier XE shortcut on the Start screen.

Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE GUI

The Project Navigator shows projects and analysis results in hierarchy view. Click the Project Navigator button on the toolbar to enable/disable the Project Navigator.

The viewpoint header indicates the preset configuration of windows/panes for an analysis result. Click the (change) link to change the viewpoint. For each analysis type, you can switch among several viewpoints to focus on particular performance metrics. Click the question mark icon to read the viewpoint description.

Switch between window tabs to explore the analysis type configuration options and collected data provided by the selected viewpoint.

Use the Grouping drop-down menu to choose a granularity level for grouping data in the grid.

Use the filter toolbar to filter out the result data according to the selected categories.

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