Measure Running Time - 2023.2 English

Vitis Unified Software Platform Documentation: Application Acceleration Development (UG1393)

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Measuring running time is a standard practice in software development. This can be done using common software profiling tools such as gprof, or by instrumenting the code with timers and performance counters.

The following figure shows an example profiling report generated with gprof. Such reports conveniently show the number of times a function is called and the amount of time spent (runtime).

Figure 1. Gprof Output Example