The Select Process dialog box helps you easily identify a list of currently available processes to attach to with the Intel® VTune™ Amplifier .
To access this window: Click the Tasks over Threads sub-tab in the result tab.
The Tasks over Threads window is available in the Task Time viewpoint that provides details on tasks specified in your code with the Task API.
Use this window to analyze tasks performance against the application execution.
Synchronization Context Switches metric measures the number of times a thread was switched off a processor because of making an explicit call to thread synchronization API. For example, in case of trying to wait on a synchronization object already occupied by another thread, the number of synchronization context switches will characterize the level of contention between threads.