Overall Objectives
Research Program
Application Domains
New Software and Platforms
New Results
Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry
Partnerships and Cooperations
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Section: New Software and Platforms


Participant : Erven Rohou.

Performance, hardware counters, analysis tool.

Status: Registered with APP (Agence de Protection des Programmes). Available under GNU General Public License v2, with number IDDN.FR.001.450006.000.S.P.2011.000.10800. Current version is 2.2, released March 2013.

Tiptop has been integrated in major Linux distributions, such as Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu.

Tiptop is a new simple and flexible user-level tool that collects hardware counter data on Linux platforms (version 2.6.31+). The goal is to make the collection of performance and bottleneck data as simple as possible, including simple installation and usage. In particular, we stress the following points.

Tiptop is written in C. It can take advantage of libncurses when available for pseudo-graphic display.

For more information, please contact Erven Rohou or visit .