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A Short Note on Cheap Fine-grained Time Measurement

A Short Note on Cheap Fine-grained Time Measurement
Author:

Jochen Liedtke

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Source:

ACM Operating Systems Review, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 31-34, July 1995

Date: 07.1995

Abstract:

High resolution processor time bookkeeping for user and kernel threads can be done without degrading kernel performance. On a PC, threads with active intervals of 2 µs are measured sufficiently precisely. The overhead can be reduced down to 0.1% of overall processor time.

BibTex:

@Article{Liedtke95FineGrainedTimeMeasurement,
  author = {Jochen Liedtke},
  title = {A Sort Note on Cheap Fine-grained Time Measurement},
  booktitle = {ACM Operating Systems Review},
  volume = {29},
  number = {3},
  pages = {31--34},
  month = jul,
  year = 1995,
  url = {http://l4ka.org/publications/}
}