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Intel Performance Counter Monitor (Intel PCM) 2.7 released


The Intel PCM team is proud to announce that the web page of Intel Performance Counter Monitor v2.7 has been released. It includes the following changes:

  • Support Intel® Xeon® E5 v3 processor series (previously codenamed Haswell-EP)
  • Support scale-up systems with 16+ sockets based on Intel® Xeon® E7 v2 processor series
  • Added I/O traffic metric for 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors
  • Added package C-states, UFS and PPD cycles metrics to pcm-power
  • Support DDIO hit/miss metric
  • Support for individual QPI speeds
  • Command line option improvements
  • Support redirection of output to files
  • Support user-level pause/resume of counting
  • Support high-resolution sampling (min 1s -> a few ms)
  • Add dynamic sampling interval selection
  • CSV output for pcm-memory utility
  • Support Linux systems with offlined cores
  • Added PMU reset command line option
  • Prevent metric value corruption by Linux NMI watchdog
  • Support clang compilation
  • Improved makefile
  • Refactored code
  • Bug fixes

Enjoy it

Andrey, Jim, Michael, Patrick, Patrick, Roman, Ryan, and Thomas


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Black Belt

Thanks for getting this out so quickly!

I was going to ask when the Uncore Performance Monitor User Guide for the Xeon E5 v3 processors would be available, but I just checked and it is online now!

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Were any I/O traffic metrics added for Xeon (v2, v3)?
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