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The Flame Graph
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The Flame Graph

This visualization of software execution is a new necessity for performance profiling and debugging.

Thinking Methodically About Performance
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Thinking Methodically About Performance

The USE method addresses shortcomings in other commonly used methodologies.

Visualizing System Latency
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Visualizing System Latency

Heat maps are a unique and powerful way to visualize latency data. Explaining the results, however, is an ongoing challenge.
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