Although the suites primarily are for building applications via C, C++, and Fortran, they also feature low-overhead Java profiling for applications that do include some Java code. "We're able to do analysis of the whole program, including the parts that are written in Java," Reinders said. Expanded support is included for C++ 11 and Fortran 2008.
A pointer-checker capability detects buffer overflows that can result in crashes and security. CPU power analysis is featured as well, along with improved MPI fault tolerance and, to check memory usage, heap growth analysis.
Parallel Studio XE is available today, while Cluster Studio XE is expected in November.
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