What You Need to Know About the Instruction Pipeline

This brief introduction to the instruction pipeline prepares you for the top-down tuning method with an explanation of how pipelining works and the types of bottlenecks a program can encounter.

  • Modern processors pipeline instructions
  • Pipeline bottlenecks slow down your application
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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