internetnews.com: Intel Software Tunes Itanium for Linux
Jan 21, 2004, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Singer)
"Motivated bythe growing amount of Linux applications running in
the enterprise, Intel Wednesday released new software designed to
put the operating system to task on its Itanium family of
"The Santa Clara, Calif.-based chip making giant said its VTune
Performance Analyzer 2.0, priced at $699, is its first fully
Linux-native performance analysis tool for its 64-bit chips.
Previous versions only supported performance testing for 32-bit
Linux applications. Developers use the tools to identify lines of
code in an application to show potential performance bottlenecks so
they can be modified or removed..."