14.1. Caliper

Caliper is an extensive run-time performance analyzer for IPF applications running under IPF versions of HP-UX. It is available for HP-UX 11i v1.6 and later. Caliper allows a program developer to analyze a program to find performance bottlenecks. Caliper works with any IPF-based binary and does not necessarily need a special compilation of an application to provide useful feedback. It can even work on heavily-optimized applications. Caliper is provided as a free standalone product or is installed automatically when the HP ANSI C, ANSI C++, or Fortran compilers are installed.

Given Caliper's general purpose framework, it is also used transparently by the compiler to collect profile-based compilation information when used with the ...

Get HP-UX 11i Tuning and Performance now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.