IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - ProfileMe: hardware support for instruction-level profiling on out-of-order processors

Proceedings of 30th Annual International Symposium on Microarchitecture

Author(s): Dean, J. ; Hicks, J.E. ; Waldspurger, C.A. ; Weihl, W.E. ; Chrysos, G.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1997
Conference Location: Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, USA
Conference Date: 3 December 1997
Page(s): 292 - 302
ISBN (Paper): 0-8186-7977-8
ISSN (Paper): 1072-4451
DOI: 10.1109/MICRO.1997.645821
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Profile data is valuable for identifying performance bottlenecks and guiding optimizations. Periodic sampling of a processor's performance monitoring hardware is an effective, unobtrusive way to... View More

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