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You Can Now Profile Python Using Arm Forge

Python “is often described as being slow when it comes to performance… But is that truly the case?” writes Patrick Wohlschlegel, Arm’s senior product manager for infrastructure and high-performance computing tools.
Slashdot reader igor.sfiligoi writes:
Effectively profiling Python has always been a pain. Arm recently announced that their Arm Forge is now able to profile both Python and compiled code.
It’s available for any hardware architecture, Wohlschlegel writes, adding that developers “typically assume that most of the execution time is spent in compiled, optimized C/C++ or Fortran libraries (e.g. NumPy) which are called from Python…”
“How confident are you that your application is not wasting your precious computing resources for the wrong reasons?”

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