Linux Profiling

The following article is provided on an advice basis only. This article references 3rd party software that may require licensing. perf is a powerful tool that can perform lightweight Linux profiling. It is sometimes required when diagnosing performance issues with Diffusion and the server it is running on.

Installing perf

The perf utility can usually be found in the linux-tools package. Alternatively, it can be installed using the following command.

sudo apt-get install linux-tools

Using perf

An in-depth tutorial on how to use the perf utility can be found at the following link.