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Tutorial Details: Introduction to the Tools Available on the SGI Altix for Performance Evaluation and Code Tuning

Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2005, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 585 Walter
Instructor(s): Shuxia Zhang, MSI

The SGI Altix has been a major component of computing resources at the Supercomputing Institute. With the objective of helping researchers better use this system, this tutorial will introduce some tools available on the Altix for code performance evaluation, tuning, memory usage, and application I/O characteristics. These tools include pfmon,, histx, strace, dlook and dplace. In addition, we will discuss some tips/tricks to improve the performance of applications.

Prerequisites: None