Category Archives: performance analysis

Pipeline Speak, Part 2: The Second Part of the Sandy Bridge Pipeline

Last week I posted a blog explaining the front-end of the pipeline on Intel(R) Microarchitecture Codename Sandy Bridge. Today’s blog completes the discussion of the pipeline by explaining the back-end, and then why it’s helpful to know this stuff in general. The Back-End The back-end of the pipeline is responsible for executing the micro-operations the [...] Read more >

Upcoming Webinars on Performance Tuning on Intel(R) Microarchitecture Codename Sandy Bridge

I will be presenting a 2-part webinar on Nov 8th and 9th on performance tuning on Intel(R) Microarchitecture Codename Sandy Bridge. The webinars will walk through our Using Intel(R) VTune(TM) Amplifier XE on Sandy Bridge tuning guide. In each one I will walk through half of the guide, explaining the concepts and taking live questions. [...] Read more >

What we’ve been doing to make performance analysis easier on Intel® Microarchitecture Codename Sandy Bridge

New Intel(R) Microarchitecture Codename Sandy Bridge support and tuning guide! We’ve been listening to your feedback on software tuning. Specifically, we’ve been working to make it even easier for developers to analyze software performance on Intel® Microarchitecture Codename Sandy Bridge. So now I’m really excited to tell you about the new Sandy Bridge: General Exploration [...] Read more >