Profiler Sampling Method Data Views

This section contains reference information for the views and reports of profiler data files that were generated by using the sampling method.

Note Note

Enhanced security features in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 required significant changes in the way the Visual Studio profiler collects data on these platforms. Windows Store apps also require new collection techniques. See Profiling Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 applications.

Summary View - Profiler Sampling Data

Lists the functions that were executing most frequently when samples were collected and the functions that were performing the most individual work.

Call Tree View - Profiler Sampling Data

Displays the execution paths of functions in a hierarchical tree.

Modules View - Profiler Sampling Data

Organizes profiling data by module, and lists the functions, source code lines, and instructions that were executing when samples were collected.

Caller / Callee View - Profiler Sampling Data

Displays profiling data for a selected function and the functions that called and were called by the selected function.

Functions View - Profiler Sampling Data

Organizes profiling by function, and lists the functions that were executing when samples were collected.

Lines View - Profiler Sampling Data

Lists the source code lines that were executing when samples were collected.

Instruction Pointers (IPs) View - Profiler Sampling Data

Lists the source code lines that were executing when samples were collected.

Process View

Lists process and thread start and end times.

Marks View

Lists ETW and sampling events that were inserted into a profiling data file.

Function Details View

Displays a graphical chart of the relationship between a selected function and the functions that called and were called by the selected function.

Profiler Instrumentation Method Data Views

Reference information for the views and reports of profiler data files that were generated by using the instrumentation method.

Profiling Tools .NET Memory Data Views

Reference information for the views and reports of profiler data files that include .NET memory data.

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