Profile Targets on a VMware* Guest System

Configure the Intel® VTune™ Amplifier to analyze performance on a VMware* guest system.

VMware users can use the VTune Amplifier to analyze a Windows* or Linux* virtual guest system. VTune Amplifier is installed and run on the guest system. Additional information about installing VTune Amplifier is available from the installation guides. Refer to the installation guide for the guest system operating system (Windows or Linux).

Use the following steps to enable event-based sampling analysis on the VMware virtual machine. Refer to the VMware documentation for the most up-to-date information.

  1. From the host system, open the configuration settings for the virtual machine.

  2. Select the Processors device on the left.

  3. Select the Virtualize CPU performance counters checkbox.

  4. Click Save to apply the change.

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