The first impression of Intel Parallel Inspector

Andrey Karpov
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I carried out some experiments with Intel Parallel Inspector in memory-error diagnosis mode. I can say that I liked the product and the work it does. I was especially impressed by perfect integration into Visual Studio and full support of 64-bit projects what will be appreciated by Bounds Checker users.

Mostly, I experimented with Viva64 project and managed to find one rather serious error.

I liked the graphical interface of the settings of Parallel Inspector launch mode very much - it is simple and clear:

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I liked the indicator showing how much the current analysis type can slow down a program's execution. I liked this approach, the design and clearness of what to expect so much that I decided to check this indicator's accuracy at Viva64 project. Of course sampling is unrepresentative, but still it was very interesting. Here are the results of launching the 64-bit debug-version of Viva64:



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Andrey Karpov
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