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Using Intel® System Studio in a Virtual Machine Environment

Intel® System Studio and many of its components can be used for software development, analysis and debug targeting workloads running inside virtualized guest OSs. In many ways developing for a virtualized environment is only an extension of the concept of cross-development.
Authored by robert-mueller-albrecht (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/10/2018 - 08:00
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How to tell a CPU model, When Running Under a Hypervisor that Hides a Real CPUID

When running in a virtual machine, you may never be sure which physical CPU you are running on - hypervisor can pass anything as CPUID to guests. For best performance, it helps to use the best instruction set supported by a physical CPU - be it AVX512, AVX2, AVX, SSE4.1, AES-NI, or other accelerated instruction sets. Enhanced Platform Awareness features use top-down approach to close this gap,...
Authored by alexander-komarov (Intel) Last updated on 07/12/2019 - 15:30