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Join the Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2018 Beta program


We would like to invite you to participate in the Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2018 Beta program. In this beta test, you will gain early access to new features and analysis techniques. Try them out, tell us what you love and what to improve, so we can make our products better for you. 

Registration is easy. Complete the pre-beta survey, register, and download the beta software:

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2018 Pre-Beta survey

How to use the Intel® Advisor Python API


You can now access the Intel® Advisor database using our new Python API. We have provided several reference examples on how to use this new functionality. The API provides a flexible way to report on useful program metrics (Over 500 metric elements can be displayed). This article will describe how to use this new functionality.

Getting started

To get started, you first need to setup the Intel Advisor environment.

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  • Update linux kernel breaks advisor 17 update 4


    We did an update of our RHEL kernel from (RHEL 6.8) kernel 2.6.32-642.6.2.el6.x86_64 to (RHEL 6.9) 2.6.32-696.3.2.el6.x86_64.

    Using the last version of advisor update 4 

    ewart@bbpviz2 ~]$ advixe-cl  --version
    Intel(R) Advisor Command Line Tool
    Copyright (C) 2009-2017 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.
    Intel(R) Advisor 2017 Update 4 (build 517067) Command Line Tool


    We get the following error message on a hello word. 

    [ewart@bbpviz036 learning_engine]$  advixe-cl -collect survey ./a.out 

    Isolating failure point

    Previously I collected data on KNL system with Advisor XE (survey).  I want to change the input data set and rerun.  I also want to collect different data.   I am running this the same way - but it now fails to run.  I get a message like hthis:  advixe: Collection stopped.
    advixe: Warning: The application returned a non-zero exit value.

    Then more error messages.   

    My run is something like this: mpirun -np 1 advixe-cl -collect survey -project-dir /<path>/RUNFILES/dirname /<path>/RUNFILES/FILES/Craft.exe  : -np 127 /path/RUNFILES/Craft.exe


    Intel® Advisor 2017 Update 4: What’s New


    We’re pleased to announce a new version of the Vectorization Assistant tool: Intel® Advisor 2017 Update 4. For details about download, terms and conditions, please refer to the Intel® Parallel Studio 2017 program site.

    Below are highlights of the new functionality in Intel® Advisor 2017 Update 4:

    Bug fixes

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  • Intel Advisor runs very slowly

    I am running Intel Advisor 2017 in Visual Studio 2012. I've been able to work through the tutorial using the vec_samples example code.

    However, in the code that I am actually working on, the Advisor takes a really long time to process the results of a run of a simple test harness.

    This is the output from the Intel Advisor 2017 messages window:

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