Chapter 5. Setting up to Measure Performance of Applications
Red Hat Enterprise Linux includes several applications that can help a developer identify the causes of application performance loss.
Development Tools, and
Performance ToolsAdd-ons during system installation to install the tools OProfile, perf, and pcp.
Install the tools SystemTap which allows some types of performance analysis, and Valgrind which includes modules for performance measurement.
# yum install valgrind systemtap systemtap-runtime
Run a SystemTap helper script for setting up the environment.
Running this script installs very large kernel debuginfo packages.
For more frequently updated versions of SystemTap, OProfile, and Valgrind, install the Red Hat Developer Toolset package perftools.
# yum install devtoolset-7-perftools
- Red Hat Developer Toolset User Guide — IV. Performance Monitoring Tools