One of my favorite quotes is from Brian Kernighan, who wrote: “Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place. So, if you're as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it?”
Debugging performance-optimized code is especially challenging. Any programmers pushing their code for performance, and especially when doing parallel programming, are exercising their “clever” side to get the job done.
Intel Analysis Tools Are Invaluable
Intel has a long history of delivering advanced debugging and performance analysis tools. The recent release of Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2019 highlights Intel’s continued push to make a difference for software developers looking for performance.
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