Patent Number: 7,827,536

Title: Critical path profiling of threaded programs

Abstract: A method and apparatus for critical path profiling of threaded programs that use messaging. An embodiment of a method includes creating a package slip for a message from a first program thread, the package slip containing information regarding the message, placing the package slip on a queue, the package slip being accessible to a second program thread, and sending the message from the first program thread.

Inventors: Armstrong; Douglas R. (Champaign, IL), Woo; Renee Y. (Los Alamos, NM), Ma; Zhiqiang (Champaign, IL)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00