Tag Archives: performance

Easy analysis of system resources using gnuplot

Recently I've hit stability problem related to missing resources (leaking C++ programs). In order to track values of memory usage in a system dedicated probes have been written that collected many measurements every minute (with time included to correlate with … Continue reading

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Google.com performance analysis over few years

Time is money. No doubt about that. The more time your customer waits for your service response the less coins may hit your pocket. You may ask: why? If your page loading is too slow your "almost" customer hits back … Continue reading

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Auto Profiling For Continuous Integration

When you have auto-build and auto-test process already in place you can use the same infrastructure to catch early performance problems as well. It's not as complicated as you may think. First of all you can monitor your CPU/IO usage … Continue reading

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Profiling C++ apps with oprofile

If you are hitting some performance problems (related to CPU) there is very powerfull tool that can help you with diagnostics: oprofile. Below I'm summarizing some hints for efficient oprofile usage (not all are very obvious). First of all: some … Continue reading

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