The most commonly used perf commands are: annotate Read perf.data (created by perf record) and display annotated code archive Create archive with object files with build-ids found in perf.data file bench General framework for benchmark suites buildid-cache Manage build-id cache. buildid-list List the buildids in a perf.data file c2c Shared Data C2C/HITM Analyzer. config Get and set variables in a configuration file. data Data file related processing diff Read perf.data files and display the differential profile evlist List the event names in a perf.data file ftrace simple wrapper for kernel's ftrace functionality inject Filter to augment the events stream with additional information kallsyms Searches running kernel for symbols kmem Tool to trace/measure kernel memory properties kvm Tool to trace/measure kvm guest os list List all symbolic event types lock Analyze lock events mem Profile memory accesses record Run a command and record its profile into perf.data report Read perf.data (created by perf record) and display the profile sched Tool to trace/measure scheduler properties (latencies) script Read perf.data (created by perf record) and display trace output stat Run a command and gather performance counter statistics test Runs sanity tests. timechart Tool to visualize total system behavior during a workload top System profiling tool. version display the version of perf binary probe Define new dynamic tracepoints trace strace inspired tool
See 'perf help COMMAND' for more information on a specific command.