Embedded Profiler For TriCore/Aurix

Embedded Profiler

The TASKING EMBEDDED PROFILER is a non-intrusive Intelligent Performance Optimization tool enabling software developers to easily identify and implement code changes which improve performance on Infineon TriCore/AURIX hardware - without the need to have all the expert know-how of the hardware itself.

The tool features an intuitive graphical interface that uses information from the on-chip performance counters and symbolic information taken from the binary file to guide the user to performance bottlenecks. Expert-level knowledge about the TriCore/AURIX inner-workings has been built into the tool, which enables the TASKING Embedded Profiler to explain the root cause of a performance bottleneck and provide concrete mitigation suggestions to the user. Usability tests have shown that this Smart Profiling Technology™ dramatically increases the productivity and effectiveness of both novice and seasoned software developers


Non-intrusive performance measurement. Tool identifies location and nature of inter & intra-core performance bottlenecks, reducing dependencies on scarce expertise. Affordable tool.
Measures performance of: instruction pipelines, instruction caches, data caches, and memory system including inter-core effects. Smart Profiling Technology guarantees that the most relevant bottlenecks are attacked first and exposes the problem’s root cause so that developer time is spent most effectively. Uses low-cost probes to connect to the target.
Performance data is either gathered for the whole application or for selected functions only. Easy comparison of analysis results before and after applying a code change shows the effects of optimization efforts, including possible unwanted side-effects. Easy deployment in existing software development environments via command-line batch mode.
Predominant value of the TASKING Embedded Profiler is the ability to convert the massive amount of raw data into meaningful advice about how to optimize the code. ISO26262 compliance achieved via ASPICE level 2 tool development process. Reduces system production cost by preventing the use of overdimensioned hardware.

Supported devices

The TASKING Embedded Profiler can be used in combination with TriCore/AURIX Emulation Devices and with Production Devices equipped with a mini-MCDS.

Embedded Profiler connects to the target via DAS v6.0 and DAP miniWiggler

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