11 August 2014, 9:30am – 10:30am CST


Using TAU on Argonne systems

  1. Choose an appropriate TAU_MAKEFILE:


  2. Use tau_f90.sh, tau_cxx.sh, etc. as Fortran, C++, etc. compiler:

    changes to


  3. Execute application:


    Note: If TAU_MAKEFILE has “papi” in its name, set TAU_METRICS:


  4. Analyze performance data:
    • pprof (for text based profile display)
    • paraprof (for GUI)

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