Kremlin: rethinking and rebooting gprof for the multicore age

  title={Kremlin: rethinking and rebooting gprof for the multicore age},
  author={Saturnino Garcia and Donghwan Jeon and Christopher M. Louie and Michael Bedford Taylor},
Many recent parallelization tools lower the barrier for parallelizing a program, but overlook one of the first questions that a programmer needs to answer: which parts of the program should I spend time parallelizing? This paper examines Kremlin, an automatic tool that, given a serial version of a program, will make recommendations to the user as to what regions (e.g. loops or functions) of the program to attack first. Kremlin introduces a novel hierarchical critical path analysis and develops… CONTINUE READING
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