Tracing Our Tool

Learn how to trace our tool.

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The Go profiler is a great tool to help you understand how your program is spending CPU time. However, sometimes a program is spending time waiting for resources to be available. For example, it could be spending time waiting for a network connection or a file to be read. To help you understand those cases, Go provides another tool: the tracer.

Similar to the profiler, the tracer is also integrated with the testing and benchmarking features through the go test tool. Run the benchmarks again with the -trace option to create a trace:

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