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Oracle Solaris Studio 12.2: Performance Analyzer
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1.  Overview of the Performance Analyzer

2.  Performance Data

3.  Collecting Performance Data

4.  The Performance Analyzer Tool

Starting the Performance Analyzer

Analyzer Command Options

Java Options

-j | --jdkhome jvm-path

-J jvm-options

Control Options

-f | --fontsize size

-v | --verbose

Information Options

-V | --version

-? | --h | --help

Analyzer Default Settings

Performance Analyzer GUI

The Menu Bar

The Toolbar

Analyzer Data Displays

Data Display, Left Pane

The MPI Timeline Tab

MPI Chart Tab

The Races Tab

The Deadlocks tab

The Functions Tab

The Callers-Callees Tab

The Call Tree Tab

The Dual-Source Tab

The Source-Disassembly Tab

The Source Tab

The Lines Tab

The Disassembly Tab

The PCs Tab

The OpenMP Parallel Region Tab

The OpenMP Task Tab

The Timeline Tab

The LeakList Tab

The DataObjects Tab

The DataLayout Tab

The Inst-Freq Tab

The Statistics Tab

The Experiments Tab

The Index Tabs

The MemoryObjects Tabs

Data Display, Right Pane

The MPI Timeline Controls tab

The MPI Chart Controls Tab

The Summary Tab

The Event Tab

The Leak Tab

The Race Detail Tab

The Deadlock Detail Tab

Setting Data Presentation Options

Metrics Tab

Sort Tab

Source/Disassembly Tab

Formats Tab

Timeline Tab

Search Path Tab

Pathmaps Tab

Tabs Tab

Finding Text and Data

Showing or Hiding Functions

Filtering Data

Simple Tab

Experiment Selection

Sample Selection

Thread Selection

LWP Selection

CPU Selection

Advanced Tab

Recording Experiments from Analyzer

Default Settings for Analyzer

Settings in the .er.rc File

Comparing Experiments

Enabling Comparison Mode

5.  The er_print Command Line Performance Analysis Tool

6.  Understanding the Performance Analyzer and Its Data

7.  Understanding Annotated Source and Disassembly Data

8.  Manipulating Experiments

9.  Kernel Profiling


Default Settings for Analyzer

The default settings for Analyzer are controlled through .er.rc defaults files. The Analyzer processes directives from several of these files, in the following order:

The settings that are processed last take precedence. The .er.rc settings in the current directory take precedence over the .er.rc settings in your home directory, which take precedence over the .er.rc settings in the system-wide version of the file.

In the Performance Analyzer, you can create and update an .er.rc file by clicking the Save button in the Set Data Presentation dialog, which you can open from the View menu. Saving an .er.rc file from the Set Data Presentation dialog box not only affects subsequent invocations of the Analyzer, but also the er_print utility and er_src utility.

Settings in the .er.rc File

The .er.rc files can contain settings for the following:

For details about the commands you can use in the .er.rc files, see Commands That Set Defaults and Commands That Set Defaults Only For the Performance Analyzer.