You have completed the Finding Hotspots tutorial. Here are some important things to remember when using the Intel® VTune™ Amplifier to analyze your code for hotspots:
Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2013 for Linux* OS
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baseline: A performance metric used as a basis for comparison of the application versions before and after optimization. Baseline should be measurable and reproducible.