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Issue No.04 - July/August (2010 vol.30)
pp: 65-79
Gang Ren , Google
Eric Tune , Google
Tipp Moseley , Google
Yixin Shi , Google
Silvius Rus , Google
Robert Hundt , Google
<p>Google-Wide Profiling (GWP), a continuous profiling infrastructure for data centers, provides performance insights for cloud applications. With negligible overhead, GWP provides stable, accurate profiles and a datacenter-scale tool for traditional performance analyses. Furthermore, GWP introduces novel applications of its profiles, such as application- platform affinity measurements and identification of platform-specific, microarchitectural peculiarities.</p>
system performance, tools and techniques, profiling tools, programming environments, performance monitoring, hardware, optimization
Gang Ren, Eric Tune, Tipp Moseley, Yixin Shi, Silvius Rus, Robert Hundt, "Google-Wide Profiling: A Continuous Profiling Infrastructure for Data Centers", IEEE Micro, vol.30, no. 4, pp. 65-79, July/August 2010, doi:10.1109/MM.2010.68
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