Collect concurrency data for stand-alone applications by using the profiler command line

The concurrency method of Visual Studio Profiling Tools enables you to collect resource contention data and thread activity data that shows you CPU utilization, thread contention, thread migration, synchronization delays, areas of overlapped IO, and other system events.

Common tasks

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Start a .NET Framework application and profile concurrency data - How to: Launch a .NET Framework application to collect concurrency data
Start a C/C++ application and profile concurrency data - How to: Launch a native application to collect concurrency data
Attach the profiler to a running .NET Framework application - How to: Attach the profiler to a .NET Framework application to collect concurrency data
Attach the profiler to a running C/C++ application - How to: Attach the profiler to a native application and collect concurrency data

Profile stand-alone applications

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Profile concurrency issues

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Analyze concurrency data views and reports

Resource contention data views

Concurrency Visualizer

Reference

Command-line profiling tools reference