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An Efficient Multi-level Trace Toolkit for Multi-threaded Applications

Vincent Danjean 1 Pierre-André Wacrenier 1 Raymond Namyst 1
1 RUNTIME - Efficient runtime systems for parallel architectures
INRIA Futurs, Université Sciences et Technologies - Bordeaux 1, École Nationale Supérieure d'Électronique, Informatique et Radiocommunications de Bordeaux (ENSEIRB), CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique : UMR5800
Abstract : Nowadays, observing and understanding the behavior and performance of a multithreaded application is nontrivial, especially within a complex multithreaded environment such as a multilevel thread scheduler. In this report, we present a trace toolkit that allows a programmer to precisely analyze the behavior of a multithreaded application. A application's run generates several traces that are merged and analyzed offline. The resulting super-trace contains not only classical information such as the number of elapsed cpu cycles per functions but also details about thread scheduling at multiple levels.
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Vincent Danjean, Pierre-André Wacrenier, Raymond Namyst. An Efficient Multi-level Trace Toolkit for Multi-threaded Applications. [Research Report] RR-5513, INRIA. 2005, pp.12. ⟨inria-00070493⟩



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