Performance and Diagnostics

Platform Health & Diagnostics Tools

New Android logcat support available in Microsoft Performance Tools for Linux & Android

We recently added support for parsing Android logcat logs to the OSS Microsoft-Performance-Tools-Linux-Android project. Logcat is a text-based dump of system & app messages on Android. This is what the logcat log would look like when loaded in Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA) Logcat for performance Logcat is useful in general, but ...

Perfetto tooling for analyzing Android, Linux, and Chromium browser performance – Microsoft-Performance-Tools-Linux-Android

Introduction In the last blog post, we introduced the cross platform open-source .NET Core Microsoft-Performance-Tools-Linux-Android tooling. Recently, we just released version 1.2 adding Perfetto support, which we will cover here. Perfetto is Google’s open-source tracing ecosystem covering Linux kernel tracing (and user-mode) and ...

Windows Performance Analyzer – Table & Graph Configurations (Part 1)

In the previous post, we discussed a brief intro into Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA) and its feature set.  WPA can display trace data in a wide array of formats, most of which are pre-configured as presets designed for drilling into specific data points. Here is one for example: WPA's CPU Usage (Sampled) table has a few different ...

Windows Performance Analyzer “WPA” Intro

If you do a search online for WPA, you might find information for protecting your Wi-Fi, but that is a different type of WPA. In the performance & diagnostics space WPA stands for Windows Performance Analyzer, a friendly but intricate UI that allows for developers and analyst to deep dive into performance traces captured on Windows (and...

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