Hotspot to Solution: The Top-Down Tuning Method

Learn how to use the Top-Down Tuning Method with Intel® Software Products to tune your application’s performance efficiently and easily. You’ll walk through each of the steps of the process and a few tricks for implementing solutions to common problems.

  • The Top-Down Tuning Method has four steps: Identify Hotspots, Determine Efficiency, Diagnose Inefficiency, and Implement the Solution.
  • Intel® VTune™ Profiler is useful for all steps of this method
  • See the Tuning Guides for more details

Get the software

  • Download Intel® VTune™ Profiler as part of the Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit, a core set of tools and libraries for creating data-centric, cross-architecture applications.
  • Sign up for an Intel® DevCloud for oneAPI account—a free development sandbox with access to the latest Intel® hardware and oneAPI software.
Alex Shinsel, Technical Consulting Engineer, Intel Corporation

Alex joined Intel’s Software and Services Group in 2016 and focuses on software optimization using performance analysis tools, such as Intel® VTune™ Amplifier and Intel® Advisor. She loves solving challenging problems, and helping customers learn how to solve theirs. Alex graduated with honors in 2016 from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, with a B.S. in Computer Science.

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