Miscellaneous Tools

These tools all help in some way with the software testing process, but don't fit into any of the other categories. Tools that aren't included here are: configuration management tools (though standalone bug trackers can go on the Defect Tracking Tools page), and requirements management tools (if they have test management features they may fit on the Test Management Tools page).

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Rational Quantify

Kind of Tool
Performance Profiling Tool
IBM Rational Software
Software Description
Rational Quantify is a powerful performance profiling tool available for Windows NT and UNIX platforms. It provides accurate and repeatable timing data and displays it in easy-to-understand format, enabling a quick analysis of your application's run-time execution. The Quantify'd Call Graph graphically displays timing data, while the Function List and Function Detail Windows provide comprehensive timing data in an easy-to-read tabular format. Each of these windows quickly directs you to the areas in your application that are taking the most time to execute -- making application perfomance analysis a whole lot easier! Quantify takes the guesswork out of the optimizing your application's performance by giving you the timing data you need in format that fits your viewing preference.
UNIX Platforms
Sun SPARC workstations running Solaris 2.4 through 2.6
HP9000 Series 700 workstations running HP-UX 10.0x through 11.00
HP9000 Series 800 workstations running HP-UX 10.0x through 11.00
Full 64 bit "wide-mode" support on HP-UX 11.00
NT Platforms
Windows NT 4.0 or above (including Japanese Windows NT 4.0)

Listing Updated June 7, 1999
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NULLSTONE Automated Compiler Performance Analysis Tool

Kind of Tool
Automated Compiler Performance Analysis Tool
Nullstone Corporation
Software Description
The NULLSTONE Automated Compiler Performance Analysis Tool uses a QA approach of test coverage and isolation to measure an optimizer.
The NULLSTONE methodology increases compiler performane by: