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Thursday, October 24 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Fighting Latency: How to Optimize Your System Using Perf - Mischa Jonker, Synopsys

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With increasing CPU speeds, other bottlenecks arise; e.g. branch prediction and memory latency. In this talk we’ll explore how to identify performance issues using perf, and how to take these bottlenecks away. We’ll discuss prefetching (both hardware and software), conditional execution, and how we can use the compiler to help us. Finally, we'll do an analysis of the resulting improvements using both simulations and actual RTL.


Mischa Jonker

Software Engineer, Synopsys
Mischa Jonker started at NXP as a graduation student, back in 2005. After researching and benchmarking several power management techniques he started supporting NXP's business lines and customers with applying Linux in their products. Today, with Synopsys, he is busy with creating... Read More →

Thursday October 24, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm BST

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