Explore skipping around in memory vs. sequential access and the CPU cache and watching the growth of a process's resident set size.
- [Instructor] Hey now we've got some challenges for you…having to do with cache and pages.…So for the first challenge…what you should do is run the CPU cache program,…but give it the cache size…that corresponds to the size of your L2 cache…for your processor.…So, you got to remember how to find out…the size of your L2 cache,…and figure out how to run the program.…And then you want to run it twice,…once where it goes through memory sequentially,…and the second time when it skips around,…that situation we ran it before.…
For the second challenge,…it turns out the perf command…has a sub-command stat,…and if you run perf stat minus d twice,…it gives you some good information about cache misses.…So we want you to run your CPU cache program again.…This time use a cache size of four megabytes,…and skip or not.…But when you run it,…run it with the perf stat -d -d.…
So that'll be perf stat -d -d ./cpucache…cache size zero run it again with one.…Then for your third challenge we want you…to have two versions of the memleak program.…
- Timing techniques
- Packages for performance
- Identifying and optimizing CPU bottlenecks
- Finding memory bottlenecks
- Diagnosing disk bottlenecks
Skill Level Advanced
1. Performance Overview
2. CPU Bottlenecks
3. Memory Bottlenecks
4. Disk Bottlenecks
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