A perf Cheat Sheet


Right now I’m working on finishing up a zine about perf that I started back in May, and I’ve been struggling with how to explain all there is to say about perf in a concise way. Yesterday I finally hit on the idea of making a 1-page cheat sheet reference which covers all of the basic perf command line arguments.

All the examples in this cheat sheet are taken (with permission) from http://brendangregg.com/perf.html, which is a fantastic perf reference and has many more great examples.

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