07013456 is referenced by 113 patents and cites 173 patents.

A method and a computer for performance of the method. While executing a program on a computer, profileable events occurring in the instruction pipeline are detected. The instruction pipeline is directed to record profile information describing the profileable events essentially concurrently with the occurrence of the profileable events. The detecting and recording occur under control of hardware of the computer without software intervention.

Title
Profiling execution of computer programs
Application Number
9/334530
Publication Number
7013456 (B1)
Application Date
June 16, 1999
Publication Date
March 14, 2006
Inventor
Niteen Aravind Patkar
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Stephen C Purcell
Mountain View
CA, US
Gurjeet Singh Saund
Mountain View
CA, US
Shalesh Thusoo
Milpitas
CA, US
T R Ramesh
Newark
CA, US
John S Yates Jr
Needham
MA, US
David L Reese
Westborough
MA, US
Paul H Hohensee
Nashua
NH, US
Korbin S Van Dyke
Sunol
CA, US
Agent
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
David E Boundy
Assignee
ATI International
BB
IPC
G06F 9/44
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